Infectious Agents Exposure

EXPOSURE TO INFECTIOUS AGENTS

INTACT SKIN
  1. Remove contaminated clothing.
  2. Vigorously wash contaminated skin for 1 minute with soap and water.
BROKEN, CUT OR DAMAGED SKIN OR PUNCTURE WOUND
  1. Remove contaminated clothing.
  2. If bleeding is severe, immediately seek medical attention.
  3. Carefully wash contaminated skin for 5 minutes with soap and water.
  4. Seek medical attention.
EYE
  1. Immediately flush eyes for at least 15 minutes with water, preferably using an eyewash. If an eyewash is not available, pour water on the eye(s) for 15 minutes, rinsing from the nose outward to avoid contamination of the unaffected eye.
  2. Hold eyelids away from your eyeball and rotate your eyes so that all surfaces may be washed thoroughly.
  3. Seek medical attention.
INGESTION OR INHALATION
  1. Seek immediate medical attention call Safety & Security x3357 and then call 911.
  2. Do not induce vomiting unless advised to do so by a health care provider.