Compliance Center

Bloodborne Pathogens

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THIS COMPLIANCE CENTER IS FOR YOU if you’re a health care facility, medical lab or other facility or operation where workers are at risk of infection as a result of being stuck by needles or other sharp items contaminated with blood or other infectious materials. The Compliance Center helps you meet OSHA BBP requirements including the creation and implementation of an Exposure Control Plan at your workplace.

Articles & Insight
  • sample image Avoiding Citations for Not Using Unavailable Engineering Controls

    Bloodborne Pathogens is one of several OSHA standards that requires employers to consider and use appropriate engineering controls to reduce hazards.
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  • sample image How to Verify Compliance with BBP Safety Training Requirements

    Training is a key element of not just bloodborne pathogen exposure control but any safety program.
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  • sample image How to Create an Exposure Control Plan

    The centerpiece of compliance with the OSHA standard for Bloodborne Pathogens is the creation and implementation...
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  • sample image How to Comply with Hepatitis B Requirements

    The OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens standard requires employers to safeguard employees who are exposed to blood and other...
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  • sample image Use Questionnaire to Secure—and Document—Worker Input on Sharps Safety Devices

    The OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens standard requires employers to secure workers' input in selection of sharps safety devices.
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  • sample image Occupations at Most Risk for Bloodborne Pathogens

    Bloodborne pathogens are infectious microorganisms in human blood that can cause disease in humans. Find out which occupations are at most risk of bloodborne pathogen exposure with this infographic.
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Time Saving Tools
  • Model Form for Reporting Needlestick Injury
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    Use Report Form to ensure compliance with OSHA rules for recording needlestick injuries. Read More...

  • Model Exposure Control Language Plan
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    The engineering solutions you determine are appropriate to eliminate or minimize workers' occupational exposure to blood and other... Read More...

  • Model New Sharps Safety Evaluation Form
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    The OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens standard requires you to evaluate new sharps safety devices as they come ... Read More...

  • Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Plan Checklist
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    The OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens standard requires employers to create and implement an Exposure Control Plan (ECP) ... Read More...

  • Hepatitis B Vaccine Declination Statement
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    The OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens standard requires employers to make employees exposed to hepatitis B virus (HBV) ... Read More...

  • Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan
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    The OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens standard requires employers to create and implement an Exposure Control Plan (ECP) ... Read More...

  • Bloodborne Pathogens Glossary of Terms
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    Here’s a Glossary listing OSHA’s definitions of the key terms in the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. Read More...

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