Occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens
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Occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens precautions for emergency responders.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


  • Emergency medical personnel -- Protection -- United States.,
  • Hepatitis B -- United States -- Prevention.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- United States -- Prevention.

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ContributionsUnited States. Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 28 p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22418434M

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