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MEDICAL EMERGENCY FIRE EVACUATION DISASTER RESPONSE LOSS OF UTILITES HAZARDOUS MATERIAL SPILL INFANT/CHILD ABDUCTION BOMB THREAT SEVERE WEATHER: HIGH WINDS/TORNADO SEVERE WEATHER: SNOW AND ICE WORKPLACE VIOLENCE PERSONAL SAFETY THEFT MISSING ITEMS BLOOD BODY FLUID SPILL BLOOD BODY FLUID EXPOSURE COMMUNICABLE DISEASE EXPOSURE WORK RELATED INJURY OR ILLNESS Placeholder image
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INITIAL RESPONSE

When a blood/body fluid spill occurs:

  • Isolate the area
  • Contain the spill
  • Notify Clinical Manager and/or Charge Nurse
  • Obtain the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) online and follow directions

 

SECONDARY RESPONSE

& FOLLOW UP

  • Dispose of clean up material in appropriate biohazard waste bin
  • Complete an incident report
  • If exposure occurs then follow blood and body fluid exposure policy
  • Notify Employee Health at (312) 227-6438
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