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TSA should use new gloves for EVERY PASSENGER!!!

Posted 11-23-2010 at 22:01 by Fiery Red XIII

I saw a story today, but being in healthcare, I have wondered it long before this. Agent don't change gloves from person-to-person/bag-to-bag. This is an infection risk, especially with all the "Contact Precautions" type patients seen in hospitals, nursing homes, etc. MRSA and VRE, as well as C-Diff come to mind. VERY easily spread and lives on surfaces for long times. I wonder how much trouble I'd get in to ask a screener to change gloves in front of me or sanitize them. Why are they not following CDC recommendations?!?!?!?!?

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    They are too busy groping people to worry about cleanliness.
    Posted 11-24-2010 at 00:28 by waktasz waktasz is offline
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    Just the areas they are touching. I think I would at least ask them to change gloves. Especially since their biggest complaint is about having to check people with poor hygene.
    Posted 11-24-2010 at 17:19 by whoamiagain whoamiagain is offline

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