Bloodborne Pathogens

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Once the boundaries to a crime scene has been set it is the duty of the first responder to begin a search to locate anything that may be harmful to any other person entering the scene or the crime scene itself. Locating all the risk factors can include many multiple aspects not just the obvious e.g. if the weather is bad the investigator must find a way to protect the scene from losing valuable information. If necessary outside personnel may be needed to control the scene for special circumstances including fires, or biohazardous material. Personal protective equipment is used to keep responders safe from an array of items that could cause bodily harm especially with the instances of blood, “Bloodborne pathogens don’t always die when a person
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