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BioSafety Displays

  1. 1. BIOSAFETEY DISPLAYSfor Microbiology Dr.T.V.Rao MD Dr.T.V.Rao MD 1
  2. 2. Why Display Posters in Diagnostic Laboratories • Biosaftey is a concern to all Humans to deal with Biohazardous materials, mainly clinical specimens. Education of the Medical and Paramedical staff is the responsibility of supervisory staff.• Displays of pictorial posters will certainly bring in awareness, and reduces several hazards Dr.T.V.Rao MD 2
  3. 3. Dear Microbiologists Plan to make poster displays of enlarged sizes of the included pictures to display in your Microbiology Laboratories, It willcertainly bring scientific look to your Laboratory Dr.T.V.Rao MD 3
  4. 4. • Always wear a white coat or gown while working in the laboratory it will prevent contamination of your clothes. Dr.T.V.Rao MD 4
  5. 5. • All cuts, burns, however minor, and needle stick injuries should be reported to Chief of Laboratory Dr.T.V.Rao MD 5
  6. 6. DONOT RECAP NEEDLES Dr.T.V.Rao MD 6
  7. 7. Play Safe with NeedlesAvoid Needle stick Injuries Dr.T.V.Rao MD 7
  8. 8. Syringe and Needle are Biohazard Dispose Promptly Dr.T.V.Rao MD 8
  9. 9. • Do not touch eyes, nose, and mouth with your fingers and hands, while working in the Laboratory Dr.T.V.Rao MD 9
  10. 10. Care for Spills• In the event of accidental spillage of bacterial material, immediately report to your batch tutor/ supervisor for disinfecting it thoroughly before discarding Dr.T.V.Rao MD 10
  11. 11. All the spills in the Laboratory should be Decontaminated Dr.T.V.Rao MD 11
  12. 12. • Put used slides, cover slips and other contaminated materials in disinfectant jar Dr.T.V.Rao MD 12
  13. 13. Always wash hands with soap and water before and after completing the laboratory work. Dr.T.V.Rao MD 13
  14. 14. HAND WASHING SAVES SELF AND YOUR FAMILY TOO! PROPER HANDWASING IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY OF PROTECTING YOUR SELF, YOUR FAMILY AND THE CHILDREN AGAINST INFECTION Dr.T.V.Rao MD 14
  15. 15. Follow the scientific basis of Hand Washing Dr.T.V.Rao MD 15
  16. 16. Make Hand Washing a Habit Dr.T.V.Rao MD 16
  17. 17. HAND WASHING IS THE BESTPRACTICE IN THE LABORATORY Dr.T.V.Rao MD 17
  18. 18. Make the Laboratory Best Place to Work Dr.T.V.Rao MD 18
  19. 19. • Do not sit on table tops.• Do not eat in the Laboratory Dr.T.V.Rao MD 19
  20. 20. Always Flame the Bacteriological Loop before and after Use Dr.T.V.Rao MD 20
  21. 21. HANDLING COTTON PLUGS• Do not place cotton plugs on the bench.• Plugs should be held in hand without touching the part that goes inside the test tube Dr.T.V.Rao MD 21
  22. 22. HANDLING CULTURE TUBES• CULTURE TUBES SHOULD BE KEPT UPRIGHT IN THE RACKS AND NOT TO BE LAID ON THE WORK BENCH Dr.T.V.Rao MD 22
  23. 23. Keep your Work Table Clear and Clean• Working bench/ table should be kept free of books, papers and eatables Dr.T.V.Rao MD 23
  24. 24. Keep the Microscopes Clean• Lenses of the Microscope should be cleaned with the lens paper or clean lint cloth.• The immersion oil on should be cleaned with Xylol.• Material over the stage and other parts of the Microscope should be wiped with lint cloth Dr.T.V.Rao MD 24
  25. 25. ALL CLINICAL MATERIAL IS BIHAZARDOUS• All clinical materials provided to you is potentially bio hazardous and capable of producing the disease.• Follow the safety precautions Dr.T.V.Rao MD 25
  26. 26. Waste Disposal• First ask your Supervisor where/how to dispose of waste.• Never pour anything down the drain unless you are told to do so.• A waste bottle has to be used for substance that cannot go down the drain Dr.T.V.Rao MD 26
  27. 27. First AidInjury: Cuts, bruisesWhat To Do: Do not touch an open wound without safety gloves. Pressing directly on minor cuts will stop bleeding in a few minutes. Apply cold compress to bruises to reduce swelling. Dr.T.V.Rao MD 27
  28. 28. First AidInjury: Spills on the skinWhat To Do: Flush with large quantities of water. For acid spills, apply baking soda solution. For base spills, apply vinegar or boric acid.
  29. 29. First AidInjury: BurnsWhat To Do: Immediately flush with cold water until burning sensation is lessened. Dr.T.V.Rao MD 29
  30. 30. MAKE THE LABORATORY SAFE PLACE TO WORK Dr.T.V.Rao MD 30
  31. 31. Created By Dr.T.V.Rao MD for benefit for Laboratories handling Biohazard Materials Email doctortvrao@gmail.com Dr.T.V.Rao MD 31

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