Tuberculosis

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Jan 16, 2017
Pulmonary tuberculosis

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000077.htm

Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious bacterial infection that involves the lungs. It may spread to other organs

Source: MEDLINE

Jan 16, 2017
NIOSH Safety and Topic: Tuberculosis

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/tb/

Transmission of tuberculosis (TB) is a risk in healthcare and other congregate settings where many people share the same space for extended periods of time. Prisons, jails, homeless and social assistance shelters, and emergency shelters are examples of congregate spaces where the spread of TB often occurs.

Source: NIOSH

Sep 01, 2015
Oregon OSHA Program Directive: Tuberculosis: Enforcement Procedures and Scheduling for Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHARules/pd/pd-215.pdf

This directive will be followed when potential exposures to tuberculosis (TB) are found in the workplace.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Sep 01, 2015
Oregon OSHA Program Directive: Tuberculosis: Enforcement Procedures and Scheduling for Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis (PDF)

http://www.afscme.org/news/publications/workplace-health-and-safety/fact-sheets/tuberculosis

This directive will be followed when potential exposures to tuberculosis (TB) are found in the workplace.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Feb 01, 2006
Management of Tuberculosis - Federal Bureau of Prisons - Clinical Practice Guidelines 12/04 (PDF)

http://www.bop.gov/

The Federal Bureau of Prisons Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Tuberculosis (TB) provide recommendations for the treatment of federal inmates with TB infection and disease and for the management of contacts to infectious TB cases.

Source: BOP

Feb 01, 2006
Tuberculosis Fact Sheet

http://www.afscme.org/news/publications/workplace-health-and-safety/fact-sheets/tuberculosis

Fact Sheet on Tuberculosis provided by American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO (AFSCME).

Source: AFSCME

Nov 01, 2003
NIOSH Safety and Topic: Tuberculosis

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/tb/

Health care and correctional facility workers have long been at risk of contracting Tuberculosis (TB). Cases in health care workers constituted 3 percent of all TB cases.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 01, 2003
Oregon Tuberculosis Control Guidelines

https://public.health.oregon.gov/DiseasesConditions/CommunicableDisease/Tuberculosis/Pages/index.aspx

Tuberculosis is a problem in correctional facilities in the United States, and effective TB prevention and control in such facilities is necessary to reduce TB rates and, eventually, to eliminate TB in the United States (CDC, 1996).

Source: DOC

Jan 01, 2003
Guidelines for the control of tuberculosis in prisons

http://www.who.int/tb/publications/control-prisons-guidelines/en/

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have joined forces to produce these guidelines. The goal is to improve the control of tuberculosis in prisons and other institutions where people are incarcerated.

Source: WHO

Dec 01, 2002
Tuberculosis Information

https://www.cdc.gov/tb/

Information from the CDC on TB relating to exposures, patient information. treatment, prevention and research.

Source: CDC