What happens during a NIOSH HHE of an oncology clinic?

May 2013
Oncology Nurse Advisor;May/Jun2013, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p20
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.


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