Improper clean up of accidents involving blood can cause the spread of bloodborne illnesses like HIV, Hepatitis B and C, among other harmful illnesses, to employees and customers. In 2016 alone there were 17,000 incidents reported to OSHA involving a severe injury in the workplace.
Exposure to sharps and Bloodborne Pathogens or other potentially infectious materials are an unfortunate reality that almost all businesses have to contend with. The potential for your employees and customers to come in contact with either of these hazards, presents liability concerns that need to be managed. Our line of Bloodborne Pathogen cleanup and mail back kits together with our OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens training arm your workplace with the necessary tools and training to properly dispose of sharps and waste contaminated by blood spills or other potentially infectious materials.