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Healthcare hazardous drug list expands

Hospital Safety Insider, July 5, 2012

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NIOSH has updated for 2012 the list of drugs commonly found in healthcare considered hazardous and requiring special handling.

List of Antineoplastic and Other Hazardous Drugs in Healthcare Settings was last updated in 2010 and identifies drugs that could pose an occupational threat through various routes of exposure to workers, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and housekeeping staff.

Read more about the hazardous drug list on the OSHA Healthcare Advisor.


 



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