Blood/Biohazard Exposure

Accidental exposure to blood and other body fluids may occur by: 

  • Needle sticks or cuts from sharp objects and instruments contaminated with another person's blood or potentially infectious body fluids
  • Contact of the eyes, nose, mouth or broken skin with another person's blood or other potentially infectious body fluids
Office Supplies
  1. Wash the area thoroughly with soap and water. 
  2. Notify your attending faculty member immediately as various types of blood tests need to be ordered and performed on you and the source patient as soon as possible. 
  3. Complete the Blood/Body Fluid Exposure Form with the supervisor/faculty/instructor while at the clinical site where event has occurred.

You may submit the exposure incident form to the Student Health Clinic Mondays - Fridays between 8am to 4:30pm. 

Blood and Body Fluid Exposure Care