ABSTRACT

OSHA Fact Sheet: Health and Safety Recommendations for Workers Who Handle Human Remains   [open pdf - 23KB]

"Employers and workers face a variety of health hazards when handling, or working near, human remains. Workers directly involved in recovery or other efforts that require the handling of human remains are susceptible to bloodborne viruses such as hepatitis and HIV, and bacteria that cause diarrheal diseases, such as shigella and salmonella."

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Date:
2005-09
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Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Occupational Safety & Health Administration: http://www.osha.gov/
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pdf
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