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accidents can be traced directly to 2 primary causes:

unsafe acts
unsafe environmental conditions

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better known as occupational safety and health act

public law-91-596

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and it was enacted by

U.S. congress in 1970

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goal of the federation

-provide all employees with a safe work environment
-conduct onsite inspection to determine whether an employer is complying with the mandatory standards

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common fixative

10% formalin

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For disinfection

10% bleach

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ginagamit sa skin

detergent

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neutralizer

detergent

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29 CFR 1910 of bloodborne pathogens

1030

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this plan must cover specific preventive measures including exposure evaluation, engineering controls, work practice controls and administrative oversight of the program

exposure control plan

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basically an approach to infection control in which all human blood, tissue, and most fluids are handled as if known to be infectious for the human

universal precautions

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29 CFR 1910 of Hazard Communication

1200

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intended to ensure that the hazards of all chemicals used in the workplace have been evaluated and that this hazard information is successfully transmitted to employers and their employees who use the substances

OSHA's toxic and hazardous substances

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primary means of communication

proper labeling, MSDS, employee education

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29 CFR 1910 of Occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in laboratories

1450

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the second subpart to OSHA's toxic and hazardous substances regulations

OSHA Lab Standard

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address the shortcomings of the hazard communication standard

OSHA Lab Standard

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the lab standard requires the appointment of

chemical hygiene officer
chemical hygiene plan

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the chemical hygiene plan must detail

engineering controls, PPE, safe work practices, administrative controls, medical surveillance and consultation

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CLSI

Clinical and laboratory Standards institute

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NCCLS

national committee for clinical laboratory standards

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provides excellent general laboratory safety and infection control guidelines in their documents GP17-A2 and M29-A3

CLSI

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Accreditation:

TJC (JCAHO)
Commision on laboratory accreditation of the college of american pathologists

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developed a standard hazard identification system (diamond-shaped, color-coded symbol)

NFPA

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blue quadrant

health hazard

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red quadrant

flammable hazard

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yellow low quadrant

reactivity/stability hazard

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white quadrant

other special information

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sash not fully opened, are required to contain and expel noxious and hazardous fumes from chemical agents

Fume Hoods

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the velocity of the face of the hood

100-120 feet