August 23, 2019

Proactive policies help protect staff from bloodborne pathogen exposure

By: Amy L. Bethel, MPA, RN, NE-BC
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Healthcare workers are at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposures in areas ranging from the clinic to the OR—both inpatient and outpatient settings. Such exposures not only cause anxiety, they cost an estimated $3,000 to $5,000 per exposure for things such as…


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