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14300.8 - Recording Criteria for Needlestick and Sharps Injuries

Other potentially infected material (OPIM) includes the following materials:
  • Human bodily fluids, tissues and organs, and
  • Other materials infected with the HIV, hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) such as laboratory cultures or tissues from experimental animals.

If cuts, lacerations, punctures or scratches are work-related and do not involve contamination with another persons blood or OPIM then record only if the incident involved:Recordkeeping Healthcare needle on forearm

  • death
  • days away from work
  • restricted work 
  • transfer to another job
  • medical treatment beyond first aid
  • loss of consciousness
  • significant injury or illness diagnosed by a physician or other licensed health care professional

 


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