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Transmission Of Hiv In The Workplace

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Some workplace HIV transmission questions

I would appreciated if you could answer this question as it is causing me some anxiety. Recently I was scratched by a HIV+ person in the workplace and I am concerned this may have put me at risk (I could not see any blood coming out of my scratch so...
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
I am so glad you asked this question! First, the basics. HIV can be transmitted by four body fluids: blood, semen, vaginal fluids & breast milk. One of these fluids has to come into contact with your blood stream in order to cause an infection.... Read more »

workplace transmission

I have a question that relates to situation which actually happened.A female employee, hiv +,... Read more »

Questions regarding casual transmission in the workplace

Hi,I recently found out that someone I worked with has AIDS (I was not made aware of this until... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Workplace Tools: Questions Asked Most Often and Answers You Need to Know

Q. Why should I be concerned about HIV or AIDS in my business? A. One in six large U.S. worksites (with more than 50 employees) and one in 15 small U.S. worksites (with fewer than 50 employees) have had an employee or employees with HIV infection... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dealing With HIV/AIDS in the Workplace

This month, I attended another funeral of a person who passed away from AIDS-related complications. This time, a co-worker at my firm lost her twin brother a week before their 40th birthdays. Although no one from my office passed away from this... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Preventing Occupational HIV Transmission to Healthcare Personnel

As of December 2004, occupational exposure to HIV has resulted in 57 documented cases of HIV seroconversion among healthcare personnel (HCP) in the United States. To prevent transmission of HIV to healthcare personnel in the workplace, the Centers... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Trinidad and Tobago Parliament to Consider Policy Aimed at Protecting HIV-Positive People in Workplace

A draft policy on HIV/AIDS in the workplace will soon be given to Trinidad and Tobago's Parliament, Labor Minister Rennie Dumas announced recently, Caribbean Net News reports. According to Dumas, the policy aims to protect the rights of people... Read more »
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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 »

Legal/Policy Specialist HIV/AIDS in the workplace

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The International Health Group is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Policy/Legal Specialist on an HIV/AIDS in the Workplace program. The position will involve technical oversight of up to ten overseas projects in collaboration... Read more »

Workplace/Acadaemia Issues

Posted by klclt, 1 Reply
Hi all,

I stumbled upon this site when I first came back as poz. I didn't know what to do or how to deal with it, and this site has been a lifesaver. And then, I disappeared for about 6 months.

Tonight's one of those "bad nights," though. ... Read more »

Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by health2010, 1 Reply
is it true that an hiv test is invalid if the blood drawn for the test is among several drawings of blood duirng the same session for other tests? Read more »