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BIOLOGICAL

What types of biological hazards are potentially present on offshore locations?

  • Exposure to viruses, bacteria and pathogens during STU/MSD maintenance

  • Exposure to bodily fluids during medical/first aid response and handling medical wastes

  • Exposure to bodily fluids on sharps and razors

  • Mold in accommodations

  • Animal feces from seabirds and migrating birds

  • Contaminated drinking water (e. coli, legionella, etc.)