splash injury

An accidental spraying of body fluids onto exposed mucocutaneous surfaces

splash injury

Nursing An accidental spraying of body fluids onto exposed body regions. Cf Needle-stick–injury.
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Eyewash fountains are essential to protect lab users from chemical splash injury.
In another instance, a construction worker refused to follow a nurse's orders and go home after suffering an acid splash injury to his eyes.