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Common Workplace Hazards For Hiv

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Get the Facts
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
Ask the Experts

Risks in the workplace as a hairdresser

My friend was recently found HIV positive. He is a hairdresser and I am concerned about any hazards he may face? (e.g. working with scissors,blades,etc)
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...soap and water to avoid infection from common germs. Beyond that, anyone who works with sharp instruments, whether they are HIV-positive or HIV-negative, should avoid direct contact with anyone else's blood. Universal precautions, the infection... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Wellness and Practical Strategies for Managing Mental Health and Depression in the Workplace

I have put together this conference here in South Africa. I want to know what sort of topics will benefit delegates. Workplace programs on this subject are almost non existant here. Many people have shown great interest to attend this, but I don't...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...There are several important topics for a workplace conference like this. It should include topics such as 1)HIV prevention, 2) general education about HIV (how it is and is not Read more »

Vindictive Staff with HIV

I have a member of my factory staff, who is now known as HIV positive, and sufferring from AIDS. We recently discovered that this guy, has been leaving his own seamen secretions and blood fluids in places where other members of staff, may come into...
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
...The most urgent issues you have here are behavioral. This is inappropriate conduct in the workplace and should be addressed as such. The first is the employee who is (alledgedly) exposing others to a potentially hazardous substance Read more »

LIFE SPAN

HOW LONG CAN THE VIRUS SURVIVE IN BLOOD THAT HAS BEEN "SPILLED" OR LEFT THE BODY AS A RESULT OF A CUT.
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...happens when someone is casual about spilled blood or doesn't treat it as the hazardous material that OSHA now says it is. In the workplace, it's important that everyone learn how to respond to a blood spill. A puddle of blood on a surface is not... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Im new and want friends!=)

Posted by chula93, 1 Reply
...hey! i am new here. I have had HIV all my life. i was born with it. Anyway, i thought it would be nice to talk to other people. Dame un mesaje si tu quieres=) Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
...panic of something happening to me, such as a car crash, heart attack, even murder but I'm sure all our minds were far off from HIV. She said if she ever lost me, she would join me. That scares me the most. And she now has a 4 mo. old baby she... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »