Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens

Final Regulations

OSHA's regulations require employers to

As defined in the Federal Register, "occupational exposure" means reasonably anticipated skin, eye, mucous membrane, or parenteral (piercing the skin barrier) contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that may result from the performance of an employee's duties.

SUNY's Exposure Control Plan

The State University of New York (SUNY) has established an Exposure Control Plan in accordance with OSHA's regulations. The plan is described in Memorandum to Presidents "OSHA Standard on Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens," dated June 25, 1992.

Responsibilities


Operating Locations

The Research Foundation (RF) operations manager is required to ensure

References

Federal Register, Rules and Regulations, Vol 56, No. 235, Friday, December 6, 1991, pages 64175-64182.

Memorandum to Presidents "OSHA Standard on Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens," dated June 25, 1992.

 

 

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