|Title||NIOSH Health and Safety Practices Survey of Healthcare Workers: Training and Awareness of Employer Safety Procedures|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2014|
|Authors||Steege, Andrea L., Boiano, James M., and Sweeney, Marie H.|
|Journal||American Journal of Industrial Medicine|
|Pagination||640 - 652|
|Keywords||cognitive testing, employer safe handling procedures, health and safety, healthcare worker, NIOSH, professional practice organization, self-report, training, web-based survey|
The Health and Safety Practices Survey of Healthcare Workers describes current practices used to minimize chemical exposures and barriers to using recommended personal protective equipment for the following: antineoplastic drugs, anesthetic gases, high level disinfectants, surgical smoke, aerosolized medications (pentamidine, ribavirin, and antibiotics), and chemical sterilants.