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Creator: Chen, Shu-Kang, Donald Vesley, Lisa M. Brosseau, and James H. Vincent.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 1994-04
Description: The recent increase in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis has spawned a major controversy concerning the degree of respiratory protection needed by health care workers, particularly during sputum-inducing procedures.

Creator: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Hyperlink
Date Last Updated: 1998-01-08
Description: Available in spanish (Español) on the linked page.User Seal Check Procedures (Mandatory) Part Number: 1910 Part Number Title: Occupational Safety and Health Standards Subpart: 1910 Subpart I Subpart Title: Personal Protective Equipment Standard…

Creator: Harber, Philip, Brenda Merz, and Karen Chi.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 1999-05
Description: Respirators are widely used for protection against inhaled toxins. The emphasis of research and implementation effort has evolved through several stages: the respirator device itself, use situation, respirator program factors under employer control,…

Creator: Lenhart, Steven W., Teresa Seitz, Douglas Trout, and Nancy Bollinger.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2004-03-01
Description: The goal of occupational health practice is to protect the health of workers by preventing diseases and injuries from occurring.

Creator: Annalee Yassi, Elizabeth Bryce, David R. Moore, Robert V. Janssen, Ray Copes, Karen H. Bartlett, Mark Fitzgerald, Mark Gilbert, Philip Lloyd Bigelow, Quinn Danyluk, Bruce Gamage, Chun-Yip Hon, Tom Perry, Sharon Saunders, Laurence Svirchev, and Ron J.…
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2004-04-30
Description: Research on protecting the faces of health care workers. The report, funded by the Change Foundation in Ontario, identifies several priorities that require further attention to ensure the safety of healthcare workers and how best to implement the…

Creator: Rengasamy, Appavoo, Ziqing Zhuang, and Roland BerryAnn.
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2004-10
Description: Research on respiratory protection against biologic agents is important to address major concerns such as occupational safety and terrorist attack.

Creator: the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Subject: Waste Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2005-05-19
Description: The requirements adopted for the UN Recommendations establish a two-tiered classification system for Division 6.2 materials—Category A and Category B. A Category A infectious substance poses a higher degree of risk than a Category B infectious…

Creator: Alison P. Galvani.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2005-11
Description: The emergence and rapid global spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronavirus in 2002–2003 prompted efforts by modelers to characterize SARS epidemiology and inform control policies.

Creator: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2006-03-31
Description: The VA Pandemic Influenza Plan has been created to guide VA in protecting staff and Veterans during a pandemic. It is part of VA emergency plans to help all parts of VA with preparation, response, and recovery stages of an influenza pandemic.

Creator: Smith, P. W., A. O. Anderson, G. W. Christopher, T. J. Cieslak, G. J. Devreede, G. A. Fosdick, C. B. Greiner, J. M. Hauser, S. H. Hinrichs, K. D. Huebner, P. C. Iwen, D. R. Jourdan, M. G. Kortepeter, V. P. Landon, P. A. Lenaghan, R. E. Leopold, L. A.…
Subject: Physical Infrastructure
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2006-12-18
Description: In spite of great advances in medicine, serious communicable diseases are a significant threat. Hospitals must be prepared to deal with patients who are infected with pathogens introduced by a bioterrorist act (e.g., smallpox), by a global emerging…