Scenario

Jennifer works for a computer parts manufacturer. One of her job duties is to perform housekeeping tasks for her section of the warehouse. During her last shift an employee was injured and required first aid treatment, producing contaminated clothing and personal protective equipment. This contaminated material needs to be labeled and disposed of.

How should Jennifer dispose of this contaminated material?

Jennifer needs to use appropriate personal protective equipment while working with the contaminated materials.

She must also place the contaminated material in a leak-proof bag that is labeled with the symbol and word “Biohazard”.

Jennifer should then dispose of the bag based on her employer’s exposure control plan.