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Weekly Poll: Exposure risks as healthcare worker or patient

You know that as a healthcare worker your risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens, such as hepatitis B, C, and HIV, is higher than other occupations. But recent reports of exposures to patients by accidentally [1]or intentionally [2] compromised infection control practices or just plain ignorance [3] may have given you concern about your own health risks as a patient. Are you more concerned about acquiring a bloodborne infection as a healthcare worker or as a patient receiving care? Take the OSHA Healthcare Advisor Weekly Poll and let us know.

After taking the survey, click here for results [5].