Ep063: Identify Bio-hazardous, Flammable and Infectious Materials

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  • Follow procedures for handling biohazardous materials
  • Ensure proper labeling is in place
    • For example, linen used with a patient with chemotherapy
  • Demonstrate safe handling techniques to staff and patient
  • Never recap needles, can result in a needlestick
  • Utilize proper storage devices for used needles
    • Color-specific (typically red or orange), leak-proof, puncture resistant

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