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7 Steps to Prevent Cross Contamination

1.  Don’t Leave the Lab Wearing Your Gloves!  Gloves are used to protect skin from chemicals and infectious materials.  Once used, gloves are considered contaminated.  Gloves must be removed upon exiting the lab to prevent cross contamination of commonly used surfaces.  As a general rule, never touch elevator buttons, door handles, etc. while wearing gloves. […]

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