Selecting Chemotherapy Gloves
January 4, 2017 | Evaluations & Guidance
The use of gloves identified as "chemotherapy gloves" is an accepted work practice to prevent employee exposure to what are termed "hazardous drugs"—namely, chemotherapeutic drugs and other drugs that can cause long-term health effects. But how can healthcare facilities be sure they are getting gloves that will offer sufficient protection?
Hazardous drugs are those that possess any of the following characteristics: