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SAFETY TERMS

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TermDefinition
base of support keeping feet 8-10 inches apart, placing one foot slightly in front of the other, balancing weight evenly and toes in direction of movement
Bloodborne Pathogen Standard has mandates to protect health care workers from diseases caused by body fluids.
body mechanics the way in which the body moves and maintains balance while making most efficient use of all its parts
ergonomics applied science used to promote safety and well-being of a person by adapting the environment and using techniques to prevent injuries
fire extinguishers device used to put out fires, classified and labeled according to the kind of fire they extinguish
OSHA Division of the Dept. of Labor established and enforces safety standards for the workplace
Safety Data Sheets includes information in 16 sections to properly and safely handle hazardous chemicals
PPE personal protective equipment, includes gown (lab jacket), gloves, mask and protective eye wear
RACE Rescue, Activate, Contain, Extinguish or Evacuate
PASS Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep
pathogen Disease-causing microorganism
Created by: jmcpartland
 

 



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