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Learn how Great Basin College cares for its students with A Guide to Engaged Learning Requests!

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If you are stuck by a needle or other sharp object or get blood or other potentially infectious materials in your eyes, nose, mouth, or on broken skin, follow the instructions below.

  1. Exposure involving MOUTH or EYES: clean the area with large amounts of water.
  2. Exposure involving a CUT, ABRASION or PUNCTURE to the SKIN: allow to bleed and wash with soap and large amounts of water.
  3. Report the exposure incident immediately to an emergency contact.
  4. Contact Human Resources at 775-753-2155 or 775-753-2194 or the Campus Director (see campuses) who will fill out the incident reports or Worker’s Compensation form and take written statements.
  5. The maintenance staff will clean up the area of the exposure following predetermined guidelines.

For More Information Contact

Patricia Anderson
Director of Environmental Health, Safety and Security
GBC- Elko

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Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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