• Publication Date:
  • Publication Type:
    Proposed Rule
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  • Title:
    Occupational Exposure To Bloodborne Pathogens; Hepatitis B Virus;Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV); Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
OSHA proposes to reduce exposure to Hepatitis B Virus (HBV), Human
Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and other bloodborne pathogens. The
Agency preliminarily concludes that this significant health risk can
be minimized or eliminated using a combination of engineering and
work practice controls, personal protective clothing and equipment,
training, medical follow-up of exposure incidents, vaccination
(where applicable) , and other provisions.