Working Safely with Hazardous Materials
Duration: 1 Hour
Healthcare professionals often have to handle patients who have been exposed to harmful chemicals or hazardous materials. Healthcare personnel usually do not receive proper training for using personal protective equipment (PPE) and are not made aware of the decontamination procedures that they must employ in order to handle such patients safely. In this course we will discuss how to identify and know the risks involved with hazardous materials along with the protective measures that must be followed by all healthcare personnel in order to safely handle hazardous material incidents.
- Hazard Recognition
- Effects of Exposure to Hazardous Materials
- Source of Hazardous Materials