Blood and Body Fluid Exposure (BBFE)

If there is a BBFE, try to remain calm. 

  1. Sharps injury: Wash the area with soap and water
  2. Mucous membranes: Flush mucous membranes with water only 
  3. Incident report: Report to your supervisor, who will help fill out an incident report
  4. Report: Report to EHS (regular hours) or ED (after hours) immediately
  5. Tests: The source patient should have lab tests sent for HBG, HCV and HIV
  6. Consent: If the source patient is unable to give consent, anonymous HIV testing may be available under certain circumstances. Please refer to the Employee Health policy on BBFE

PEAK Annual Training (2018)
RadRez Administrator,
Dec 29, 2019, 3:38 PM