Bloodborne Standard

Fayetteville Technical Community College

Exposure Procedures

Clinical Affiliate (Clinical Site)

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Make sure you are familiar with the specific procedures for the clinical affiliates you visit. Follow the exposure guidelines for the specific clinical site.


Exposure Incident: A specific eye, mouth, other mucous membrane non-intact skin, or parenteral contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that results from the performance of duties.


Responsibilities of the Employee


These procedures may vary but typically include, but not limited to:

1. Remove all contaminated personal protective equipment immediately and dispose of properly.

2. Wash exposed areas with soap and water or flush mucous membranes as appropriate. (Example: use of eye wash/flush if eyes are splashed.)

3. Report the incident immediately to supervisor of clinical affiliate for directive of necessary steps. (May include being seen on site.)

Room or other designated employee care.)

4. Follow up with Department Supervisor and Security as soon as possible and complete Incident Form.


Responsibilities of the Supervisor


These procedures may vary but typically include, but not limited to:

1. Ensure the employee seeks medical care/first aid as appropriate, if not provided by clinical site.

2. Ensure that Security is notified immediately at 678-8433.

If you have any questions at any time regarding the information presented in this tutorial, please contact David Sullivan at 910-916-0688.