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    TEXT VERSION OF SLIDE:

    Title: 1904.8 Bloodborne Pathogens
    Type: Text Slide
    Content:

    • Record all work-related needlesticks and cuts from sharp objects that are contaminated with another persons blood or other potentially infectious material (includes human bodily fluids, tissues and organs; other materials infected with HIV or HBV such as laboratory cultures)
    • Record splashes or other exposures to blood or other potentially infectious material if it results in diagnosis of a bloodborne disease or meets the general recording criteria
    Speaker Notes:

    The rule requires the recording of all work-related needlesticks and cuts from contaminated sharp objects. This provision has the greatest effect on the health care sector, especially hospitals and nursing homes.