- Publication Date:
- Publication Type:Proposed Rule
- Fed Register #:54:23042-139
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- Title:Occupational Exposure To Bloodborne Pathogens; Hepatitis B Virus;Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV); Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Abstract: 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.