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Unformatted text preview: gown, and goggles. The most commonly used equipment are the rubber/latex gloves but if a patient is spurting blood a gown may be used to ensure blood does not get onto clothes. Also when cleaning up wastes us the kavacide or a solution like it and wipe it up with a towel. Using a towel is better than using a dressing because the dressing can soak the blood threw it onto your hands. After any equipment is used to clean up waste it should be placed in the properly labeled biohazard waste container. OSHA requires the athletic training program to educate its students about blood-born pathogens and how to handle them with care. They require the students to learn how to use the protective gear, like gloves, properly. For example, taking the gloves off so any blood-born pathogens cannot get on the athletic trainer....
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- Spring '08
- Athletic trainer, Matt Pioli, properly labeled biohazard