BLOOD BORNE PATHOGENS. OSHA 1910.1030. BLOOD BORNE PATHOGENS. REQUIREMENTS Employer must have written policy Employer must train all employees Employer must provide necessary PPE Employer will provide workplace practices and engineering controls to reduce exposures
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and engineering controls to reduce exposures
_ Employer will insure appropriate medical treatment to exposed employees at no cost.
_ All medical information will be kept confidential
Firefighters may be exposed to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials OPIM.
Communicable Diseases- capable of being passed from person to person.
Examples: Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B,
Hepatitis C, Hepatitis Non A, Non B,HIV
Non-communicable diseases- food poisoning
Unless visible blood is present.
If it’s wet and it isn’t yours don’t touch it!!!
Greater risk if parents born in Southeast Asia, Africa, Amazon Basin of South America, the Pacific Islands or the Middle East.
Long Term Effects
- Chronic liver disease
- Liver Cancer
BE SMART. STAY SAFE.
Spread by inhalation of airborne droplets from cough of infected persons.
Spread through airborne droplets containing tubercle bacilli.
Infection is usually acquired from contact with an infected person.