Blood-borne viruses in the workplace
Guidance for employers and employees
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This leaflet is aimed at employers, employees and safety representatives in areas of work where exposure to blood or other body fluids may occur.
It explains what blood-borne viruses (BBVs) are; the type of work where exposure to BBVs may occur; how BBVs are spread; the legal duties of employers and employees; what action to take after infection with a BBV and special considerations for first-aiders.