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Routine Practices & Additional Precautions

Routine Practices

Routine practices are activities that help reduce the risk of being exposed to the blood, body fluids, and broken skin of individuals in your care.  By following routine practices, you help protect yourself and others from microorganism and disease transmission.

Routine Practices include:

  • Hand Hygiene
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as gloves, gowns, masks, and eye protection
  • Environment Management
  • Linen and Waste Management
  • Sharps Injury Prevention
  • Patient Placement