Top 7 OSHA Requirements for Surgical Safety
The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses has listed the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration's top priorities for safety within operating rooms.
1. Bloodborne pathogens
2. Waste anesthetic gases
3. Smoke plume
4. Laser hazards
5. Hazardous chemicals
6. Equipment hazards
7. Static and awkward postures
Read the AORN Connections report to learn more about these priorities in detail.
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