Prevention of MDROs including MRSA is a major concern for healthcare facilities large and small. In smaller facilities in particular, one study has shown MDROs are increasingly dangerous .
Although much of the focus remains on patient safety, the spread of bacteria can potentially infect workers as well, which highlights the importance for enforcement of best-practices and proper use of personal protective equipment.
But what if a worker does contract a MRSA infection from the workplace? Last week we posted an OSHA Q&A about what to do if that situation arises . This week we ask, has this situation ever happened in your facility?