Crime Scenes and Biohazardous Areas
Diseases such as Aids, HIV and Hepatitis B & C are all carried in the human blood and other bodily fluids. Crime scenes, traffic accidents and other instances where people are injured should be approached with caution. The decontamination of these Biohazardous areas should be completed by professionals and not laymen.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
Bloodborne pathogens and human bodily fluids are potentially dangerous and could contain Hepatitis B & C, the AIDS virus, MRSA and much more. All employers in the State of Florida, whether public or private, having one or more employees who are determined to have “occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens”, must provide those employees with the following:
2. Proper safety equipment
3. Other means necessary to protect employees from reasonably anticipated contact with potentially infectious
materials that may result from the performance of their duties.
4. Must provide medical treatment should an “exposure incident” occur