occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens


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occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens

An event occurring in a healthcare setting, formally defined by OSHA as '…any reasonably anticipated skin, eye, mucous membrane or parenteral contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that may result from the performance of an employee's duties…'
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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By May 5, 1992, employers will be required to establish a written exposure control plan that identifies tasks and procedures where occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is likely to occur, and specifies a schedule for the means of implementation for other provisions of the standard.
(*) "Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens." Federal Register 64,004 (1991) (to be codified at 29 C.F.R.
Department of Labor, published the final rule regarding occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens.(1) In essence, this legislation requires that employers provide for the safety of employees who, in the course of their official duties, may be exposed to blood.
* Exposure Determination: list of the jobs that typically place employees at risk of occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens
Occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens; final rule 129 CFR 1910.10301.
The OSHA rules on occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens will cover 5.6 million workers, about three-fourths of them employed in the health care industry.

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