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Medical Evacuations

Medical consultation and/or examination by a licensed medical professional who is experienced in diagnosing and treating victims of chemical exposure, biohazard exposure or laboratory injuries will be made available to employees or students of UHD laboratories under the following circumstances:

 
  • When any individual develops signs or symptoms associated with exposures to the hazardous materials being used.
 
  • An accident such as a spill or equipment failure results in possible overexposure to hazardous materials.
 
  • An accident such as a spill or equipment failure results in possible overexposure to hazardous materials.
 
  • There has been exposure to a biohazard.
 
  • There has been an injury in the field.

This would also include any follow-up exams deemed necessary by the licensed physician.  All exams and consultations will be provided at no cost to the employee, without loss of pay, and at a reasonable time and place.  UHD will provide the physician with:

 
  • Identity of the hazardous chemical the employee was exposed to (if known).
 
  • Description of the conditions under which the exposure or injury occurred.
 
  • Description of the signs of exposure or symptoms of injury that the individual is experiencing.

 

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Last updated 11/13/2019 2:35 AM