Deborah Gold, [email protected]
Bob Nakamura, [email protected]
October 2, 2009
“Every Employer shall furnish employment and a place of employment that is safe and healthful for the employees therein.”
California Labor Code Section 6400
6000 employment that is safe and healthful for the employees therein.”
2008Tuberculosis Cases in California, 1980-2008
TB Incidence still well over national average; rate of decline has slowed.
Separate subsections allow people to focus on requirements that apply to them
MUST Comply with Subsection (d)
Splash Protection for performing rapid immunoassay tests
Class II biosafety cabinet (BSC) in BSL-2 lab for more complex procedures (e.g., direct or indirect fluorescent antibody tests [DFA, IFA], culture, molecular assays), a Class II biosafety cabinet (BSC) in a biosafety level-2 (BSL-2) laboratory is required.
BSL-3 practices are no longer required for viral isolation.
Personal Protective Equipment -- lab coats and gloves