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Standard Precautions (13.07)

Standard Precautions (13.07) - Inside UW Health, About Us, Employee Handbook (UWHC), Health, Safety and Security

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To prevent the spread of infection among patients, hospital staff and visitors and minimize risk of exposure to a wide range of potential infections, all employees are required to follow Standard Precautions for all contact with moist patient materials including blood, body fluids, secretions, excretions, mucous membranes or non-intact skin.