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Controlling Exposure: Protecting Workers from Infectious Disease

All workers in B.C. are potentially vulnerable to infectious diseases. This book describes common communicable and zoonotic diseases, how they are spread, and steps to take to protect workers. It includes information about the basic principles of infection control, safe work procedures, and how to develop an exposure control plan.

Additional information about communicable disease prevention is also available.

Note: In November 2023, changes were made to the handwashing illustration on page 26.

Publication Date: Dec 2021 File type: PDF (3 MB) Asset type: Book Publication: BK129