Infection Control

Three Elements of Infection – Organism (bug), Host (us) and Mode of Transmission (way to get them together)

Exposure Guidance - Employee Health has someone on-call for post exposure medical guidance on biological exposures that occur on campus including needle sticks, biological, animal, etc. Call the OUCH pager 402-888-OUCH (402-888-6824).

Biohazardous Waste

Personal Protective Equipment

Protect yourself from Hepatitis, HIV and other pathogens – wear a mask and eye protection to protection your eyes and mucous membranes from splashes and sprays during procedures.   Per the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard – “use of personal protective equipment is required where there is a reasonable likelihood of exposure to blood or body fluids.”