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Weekly Poll: Workplace MRSA infections

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 [1].

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 [2]. This week we ask, has this situation ever happened in your facility?

Quizzes [3] by Quibblo.com [4]

Note: Adobe Flash Player is required to view this poll. To download the latest version, click here. [5]