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This online archive of the CDC Prevention Guidelines Database is being maintained for historical purposes, and has had no new entries since October 1998. To find more recent guidelines, please visit the following:

Prevention Guidelines

Topic: Hospital-Occupational Hazards

(Please note that the documents listed below are sorted by date.)

Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Health-Care Worker Exposures to HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis; 1998:05:15

Evaluation of Blunt Suture Needles in Preventing Percutaneous Injuries Among Health-Care Workers During Gynecologic Surgical Procedures -- New York City, March 1993-June 1994; 1997:01:17

Evaluation of Safety Devices for Preventing Percutaneous Injuries Among Health-Care Workers During Phlebotomy Procedures -- Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York City, and San Francisco, 1993-1995; 1997:01:17

Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Facilities, 1994; 1994:10:28

Guideline for Infection Control in Hospital Personnel; 1983:07:01

This page last reviewed: Wednesday, January 27, 2016