La tunisie Medicale - 2021 ; Vol 99 ( n°04 ) : 423-434
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Introduction: The laboratory of bacteriology is a place with a potential risk and permanent exhibition to biological and infectious hazards caused by the handling of potentially contaminated biological products.
Aims: to evaluate biological and infectious, analyze the circumstances of incidents and accidents and propose a professional risk assessment process (EvRP) to the laboratory with an action plan that can be carried out immediately.
Methods: A descriptive epidemiological cross-sectional study carried out in the medical bacteriology laboratory of the Ibn Sina University Hospital in Rabat over a period of twelve months. It is based on self-questionnaires, observations and interviews with staff.
Results: The evaluation showed that the staff of this service is highly exposed. AES constitutes the most important biological risk with 28.6% of the staff but without any declaration. The absence of a referent in health risk management to communicate knowledge of biological and infectious risk to staff. Only 14.3% of staff would be up to date for the vaccination.  The absence of a post-exposure biological risk action plan and the design of the tuberculosis laboratory does not comply with risk level 3.
Conclusion: an action plan and prevention strategies must be implemented and their application is based on numerous national and international regulatory texts.

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