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HealthCare Wide Hazards


The following OSHA standards may apply in these areas.

Potential Hazards: Possible Applicable OSHA Standards:
  • Exposure to hazardous chemicals.
  • Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens such as HIV, Hepatitis B, and C.
  • Exposure of eyes or body of any person to injurious corrosive materials.
  • Exposure to wet surfaces and potential slips and falls.
  • Electrical hazards.
  • Lack of Personal Protective Equipment.

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