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Controlling Communicable Diseases. OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard 1910.1030. Bloodborne Pathogens:.

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bloodborne pathogens

Bloodborne Pathogens:

Pathogenic microorganisms present in human blood that can cause disease in humans. These pathogens include, but are not limited to, Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).


Bloodborne Pathogen Standard

  • Exposure Control Plan
  • Universal Precautions
  • Engineering & Work Practice Controls
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs)
  • Housekeeping
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • Labels & Signs
  • Record Keeping
occupational exposure reasonably anticipated contact with blood and opims via
Occupational Exposure = Reasonably Anticipated Contact With Blood and OPIMs Via:



Mucous Membrane


updating the exposure control plan
Updating the Exposure Control Plan
  • At Least Annually
  • Whenever Tasks are Modified
  • Introduction of New Procedures or Tasks
  • When a Revised Employee Position Affects Occupational Exposure
  • To Reflect Changes in Technology
other potentially infectious materials opims

Vaginal Secretions

Cerebrospinal Fluid

Synovial Fluid

Pleural Fluid

Pericardial Fluid

Peritoneal Fluid

Amniotic Fluid

Saliva in Dental Work

Any Body Fluid Visibly Contaminated with Blood

All Body Fluid That is Difficult to Differentiate

Unfixed Tissue or Organs (Except Intact Skin)

Other Potentially Infectious Materials (OPIMs)
engineering and work practice controls
Engineering and Work Practice Controls
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs)
  • Handwashing Facilities (or Antiseptic Hand Cleaner)
  • Sharps and Laundry Disposal
  • Personal Hygiene
personal protective equipment ppes
Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs)
  • Gloves
  • Aprons & Gowns Resistant to Fluid
  • Face Shields and Masks
  • Shoe Covers
  • Keep Work Area Clean
  • Access to Reusable Sharps
  • Disposal of Contaminated Sharps
  • Contaminated Laundry
hepatitis b vaccination
Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • Available to Employees with Occupational Exposure
  • Available After Initially Declined by Employee at Time of Employment
  • Employee Must Sign Declination That Appears in Appendix A of Bloodborne Pathogen Standard
labels signs
Labels & Signs
  • Affixed to Refrigerators Containing Blood or OPIMs & Receptacles of Regulated Waste
  • Fluorescent Orange or Red-Orange
  • Red bags with Biohazard Symbol May be Used for Containers
  • Labels Consist of Three Interlocking Circles
employee information training
Employee Information & Training
  • Provided During Working Hours
  • No Cost to Employee
  • During Initial Employment
  • At Least Annually After Initial Employment
record keeping
Record Keeping
  • Medical Records for Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Training Records
  • Sharps Injury Log