Such waste, if untreated, has varying degrees of potential to cause disease. Existing methods of sanitation have served effectively to protect the public's health from any disease associated with biological waste.
Students will simulate the exchange of bodyfluids and then test whether they got infected with a disease.
This activity will show how one person who is infected with a disease can infect other people, who in turn infect others. Students will be able to see how behavior can effect their risk of getting infected. The lesson plan was inspired by many educators. Students will be able to understand how infectious disease spread through a population.
Students will be able to identify behavior that increase or decrease the risk of infections. Content background for instructor: In order for the students to predict the number of infections after 4 and 5 interactions, students should notice that the number of infections approximately double with each additional interaction.
In the beginning the curve increases exponentially, but then levels out. The same pattern can be observed within this activity. As the number of infected student increases, it become increasingly more likely that an infected student interacts with another student that already has been infected.
As a result, the number of new infections slows down. The following information was found at www. Direct contact The easiest way to catch most infectious diseases is by coming in contact with someone who has one. This "someone" can be a person, an animal or, for an unborn baby, its mother.
Three different ways infectious disease can be spread through direct contact are: The most common way for infectious disease to spread is through the direct transfer of bacteria, viruses or other germs from one person to another.
These germs can also spread through the exchange of body fluids from sexual contact or a blood transfusion.
Your household pet might seem harmless, but pets can carry many germs. Being bitten or scratched by an infected animal can make you sick and, in extreme circumstances, could even cause death. Handling animal waste can be hazardous, too.
Mother to unborn child. A pregnant woman may pass germs that cause infectious diseases on to her unborn baby.This is the final report of the “Assessment of Medical Supplies and Medical Waste Management Project”, focusing on the final results of the consultant’s activities carried out during a 12 week period from September to November Examples include tissues or medical waste generated from the care of individuals who have not contracted an infectious disease; solid waste including such items as soiled diapers, animal bedding materials or pet litter, animal carcasses, and garbage from food .
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Storage areas should be labeled with the biohazard symbol and the words INFECTIOUS WASTE (or BIOHAZARDOUS WASTE or MEDICAL WASTE). Waste cannot be stored onsite for more than 14 days; if kept at or below 42° Fahrenheit, waste cannot be stored more than 30 days.
Any infectious waste or infectious waste mixture that meets the definition of hazardous waste as specified in rule of the Administrative Code shall be managed as a hazardous waste in accordance with Chapters to of the Administrative Code.
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