TITLE

What happens during a NIOSH HHE of an oncology clinic?

AUTHOR(S)
COUCH, JAMES; WEST, CHRISTINE; NIEMEIER, MAUREEN T.
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Oncology Nurse Advisor;May/Jun2013, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the recommendations given by a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) team after conducting a health hazard evaluation (HHE) of an oncology clinic in Florida. During the first visit to the clinic, the researchers assessed the face velocity at the class 2 biological safety cabinet in which chemotherapy drugs were mixed. At second visit, surface wipe samples were collected from areas similar to those analyzed in the first visit.
ACCESSION #
88088802

 

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