TITLE

OSHA enforcing N95 respirators for HCWs treating H1N1 flu patients

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Gary; Marill, Michelle
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Patient Education Management;Dec2009 Supplement, Vol. 16, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the use of N95 respirators to treat H1N1 influenza patients as enforced by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
ACCESSION #
47532666

 

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