Universal Precautions / Body Substance Isolation ( BSI )

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Wear gloves for all patient touch and for all contacts with body fluids.

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Wear a mask for patients who are coughing, sneezing. To prevent respiratory infections.

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Place a mask on the patient too.

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Wear eye shields or goggles when body fluids may splash.

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Wear gowns when needed

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Wear utility gloves for cleaning equipment.

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Don’t recap, cut, or bend needles after use.

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Get vaccinated against hepatitis, meningitis, flu, etc

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Report every exposure and get immediate treatment to prevent further complications.

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