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Exposure Response

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This is a training module for volunteers at the Open Door clinic.

This is a training module for volunteers at the Open Door clinic.

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  • 1. Exposure Response Volunteer Training Module Open Door Clinic
  • 2. Response to Emergencies • Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment • Cover the spill with absorbent material • Decontaminate the area • Wait 10 minutes to ensure adequate decontamination BEFORE wiping up spill
  • 3. Recordkeeping • Medical records must be kept for each employee with occupational exposure for the duration of employment plus 30 years • Training records must be maintained for three years. • Medical records must be made available to the subject employee, and anyone with written consent of the employee, but they are not to be available to the employer. • Disposal of medical records must be in accord with standards covering access to records.
  • 4. Exposure Incidents An exposure incident is an event resulting from the performance of an employee's duties in which there has been: • A percutaneous injury involving a potentially contaminated needle or other sharp • A splash of blood or other potentially infectious materials to the eyes, mouth, or mucous membranes • Blood or other potentially infectious materials contacting broken skin
  • 5. Quick Check Summary What should you do after an exposure? How long are your records kept? Why should you report exposures promptly?

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