OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan

1st Edition

By Neal Langerman, Leslie Putnam

CRC Press

382 pages

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Hardback: 9780873718028
pub: 1992-08-27
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All hospitals, physician and dental offices, ambulance companies, emergency medical technicians, medical laboratories, fire departments, and manufacturing sites with their own first aid clinics are required to comply with OSHA 1910.1030. This book provides you with (1) an employee exposure determination, (2) the method and schedule of implementation of standard requirements, and (3) a description of exposure incident evaluation procedures.

Bloodborne pathogens include, among others, the HIV virus and the hepatitis B virus, both potentially fatal. Other bloodborne diseases are Lyme disease, herpes virus, HTLV, malaria, babesiosis, and Chagas' disease. This manual contains everything you need to comply with the regulations, as well as to protect your workers' health and liability.

A customized implementation plan can be created using the ASCII file stored on the IBM-compatible computer disk (5.25-inch and 3.5-inch) packaged with the book. OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan will be an essential guide for any employer required to comply with the new OSHA Exposure Control Plan.

Table of Contents

Statement of Policy on Biological Safety Issues. Introduction to the Exposure Control Plan. Personnel Implementing the Exposure Control Program. Methods of Compliance with Standard Safety Procedures. Procedures for Hepatitis B Vaccinations. Post-Exposure Vaccinations and Medical Follow-Ups. Communication of Hazards to Employees. Record-Keeping Procedures. Special Practices for HIV and HBV Research Laboratories and Production Facilities. Schedule for Implementation of the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard Requirements. Response Procedures for Incidents Involving Potentially Infectious Materials. Exposure Incident Evaluation. Appendices: Employee Exposure Determination. Compliance Procedures for Emergency Response Teams. Methods of Compliance with Standard Requirements. Glossary. Exposure Incident Investigation Form.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety