Contamination Injury Flow Chart

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					            Contamination Injury Flow Chart


                Occupational exposure to blood/body fluids
          Needle stick injuries, cuts, bites, splashes in to eyes, nose,
                         mouth or into cuts/abrasions




      Sharps Injury First Aid                     Splash Injury First Aid
     Encourage wound to bleed                    Irrigate eyes/mouth with
    Wash contaminated area with                  copious amounts of water
     copious amounts of water
      Do not suck the wound
   Cover wound with a waterproof
             dressing


               Report the incident and complete incident form




No contract with DRI          Contract with DRI              Contract with DRI
Occupational Health          Occupational Health            Occupational Health
    Department               Department (Out of             Department (Office
                                   Hours)                         Hours)


                            Visit A&E
                         immediately for
                          advice and/or
Visit A&E                 treatment and           Contact Occupational Health
immediately for               inform              Services at DRI immediately
advice and/or              Occupational           for advice and/or treatment
treatment                Health the next
                           working day

				
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