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Page Updated: 11/01/2016

This page contains links to external agencies. The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Public Health Sanitation Division is not responsible for the content of the following sites.

Exposure Response Information
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

 

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Antiretroviral Drug Use Guidelines for HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

 

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Antiretroviral Drug Use Guidelines for Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women

 

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Bloodborne Pathogens Worker Protection site

 

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Emergency Needlestick Information

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National Clinicians' Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Hotline

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West Virginia Needlestick Injury Prevention Program

   
 

    Infectious Medical Waste Information

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

 

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Guidelines for Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings

 

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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

   

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Bloodborne Infectious Diseases - A great information resource

   

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Safer Medical Devices Implementation in Health Care Facilities:  Sharing Lessons Learned

 

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Office of Health and Safety

 

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Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories Booklet, 4th ed.

 

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Workbook for Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating a Sharps Injury Prevention Program

   

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Healthcare Environmental Resource Center - by Hospitals for a Healthy Environment

 

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Guide to JCAHO Environment of Care Standard 3.10.3

 

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Regulated Medical Waste Overview

   

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Infection Control Today Magazine Online

 

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Comparison of Commonly Used Surface Disinfectants

   

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Safety Institute - by Premier, Inc.

 

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Environmental safety resources

   

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STAATT Technical Assistance Manual - State Regulatory Oversight of Medical Waste Treatment Technologies

   

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U. S. Department of Labor (DOL)

 

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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

   

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Bloodborne Pathogen Standard

   

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Bloodborne Pathogen & Needlestick Information Resources

   

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Nursing Home eCAT - Training on hazards found in nursing homes

   

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Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens; Needlestick and Other Sharps Injuries; Final Rule

 

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Federal Motor Carrier Administration

 

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Office of Hazardous Material Safety

   

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Hazmat Rules and Regulations

   

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Hazmat Training Information

   

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U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

 

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Procedures for Disposal of Controlled Substances

   

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U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

 

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Waste Home Web Page

 

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Registered Antimicrobial Chemical / Registration Number Indexes

   

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Registered Antimicrobial Products Effective Against Mycobacterium sp., HIV, & HbV

   

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Registered Antimicrobial Products Search - provides copy of approval letter and product label.

 

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Rule and Implementation Information for Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators

   
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U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

 

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Reuse of Single-Use Devices

West Virginia Sites

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State of West Virginia

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West Virginia Secretary of State (Click here for directions on how to download our Rule)

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West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR)

 

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Bureau for Public Health

   

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Office of Environmental Health Services

     

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Public Health Sanitation Division

 

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Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification