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  • Essay Blood Borne Pathogens and Disease Transmission

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    bacterial diseases. These diseases when present in human blood and body fluids are known as blood borne pathogens, and can spread from one person to another. (Worcester polytechnic institute) The most serious types of blood borne diseases are the hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV), which can cause liver damage; and HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), which is responsible for causing AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome). The blood borne pathogens can be spread when the blood or

  • Idaho Minor Body Art Regulations Essay

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    tattoos and various forms of body art were only prisoners, outlaw motorcycle gangs and those who were in the armed forces (Taylor, 2012). As more people demanded more ink, more businesses were opened, some tattoo artists began to fear the spread of blood borne pathogens such as hepatitis (Taylor, 2012). “If you do not know whom you are going to or what you are getting done, anywhere in Idaho, it is a risky situation” (Taylor, 2012). The minor could be put in a real high risk situation; a number of tattoo

  • Managing and Controlling the Risks Associated With the Transmissions of Blood Borne Viruses in the Health Care Setting

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    bloodborne virus infection as: ‘Where the blood contains infectious agents that can be transferred into the body of another person giving rise to infection’ (1). Bloodborne viruses can pose an important risk to healthcare workers. The biggest risks lies with contracting HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C (2). These particular infections have the ability to cause asymptomatic and symptomatic infections. The biggest risk in the hospital is the exposure to blood borne viruses. In the UK alone, there are

  • Tattoo Essay : Psychological Side Effects In The Society

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    Outline: • Thesis: Tattoo should not be encouraged for several main reasons such as dangerous diseases, psychological side effects and religious rejection. • B1: Tattoos leads to dangerous diseases. -Allergic reaction. -Bloodborn diseases. -Cancer. • B2: Psychological side effects. - Bad impression in the society. - Regret the idea. - Get bored and depressed. • B3: Religious rejection. -Islam, Christianity and Judaism refuse this idea.

  • The Importance Of Public Transportation

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    public transportation people can pick up things easily. For example, the measles outbreak that was in Disney World, could be picked up through public transportation. People touching poles, seats, could pose the risk of spreading many communicable diseases. I personally do not believe that public transportation does a great job in the sanitation department. However, on the flip side public transportation is also beneficial to public health. According to the APHA people located near major highways

  • Evaluation And Selection Of Effective Engineering And Work Practice Controls Essay

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    feasible after removal of gloves or other personal protective equipment; 6.2.6.2 Washing hands and any other skin with soap and water, or flushing mucous membranes with water immediately or as soon as feasible following contact of such body areas with blood or other potentially infectious materials; 6.2.6.3 Not bending, not recapping, and not removing contaminated sharps except where: 6.2.6.3.1 The employer can demonstrate that no alternative is feasible

  • Engineering And Work Practice Controls Essay

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    feasible after removal of gloves or other personal protective equipment; 6.2.6.2 Washing hands and any other skin with soap and water, or flushing mucous membranes with water immediately or as soon as feasible following contact of such body areas with blood or other potentially infectious materials; 6.2.6.3 Not bending, not recapping, and not removing contaminated sharps except where: 6.2.6.3.1 The employer can demonstrate that no alternative is feasible or that such action is required by a specific medical

  • Osha Bloodborne Pathogens ( Bbp ) Standard Revision And Needlestick Injuries Essay

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    workers? The purpose of this paper is intended to provide a review of the above formulated topic and backed up by research compiled through scholarly peer-reviewed literature as well as supportive statistical from entities such as: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), World Health Organization (WHO), and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Further consideration was given to areas within OSHA Bloodborne

  • Persuasive Essay On Ticks

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    Introduction Ticks are insects that draw blood for food. Most ticks live in shrubs and grassy areas. They climb onto people and animals that brush against the leaves and grasses they rest on. Then they bite, attaching themselves to the skin. Most ticks are harmless, but some carry germs that can spread to a person through a bite and cause disease. To reduce your risk of getting a disease from a tick bite, it is important to take steps to prevent tick bites. It is also important to check for ticks

  • Symptoms And Treatment Of Lyme Disease

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    Introduction Lyme Disease is the number one tick-borne disease in the United States and in Massachusetts. It is considered a vector disease because it is spread through the bite of a black-legged tick (also known as a deer tick) that carries the bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi. Lyme was first diagnosed in 1975 in Lyme, CT and the bacterium that causes Lyme was discovered in 1982 by Willy Burgdorfer (Todar, 2012, p. 1). Lyme disease spreads rapidly and can impact many different organ systems

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