# Standard Interpretations
1 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Is a single-handed scalpel blade removal device an engineering control under the Bloodborne Pathogens standard?
2 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Use of reusable microblading tools in the cosmetic tattoo industry
3 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Clarification of work practice controls when using needless connectors
4 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Applicability of the Bloodborne Pathogens standard during transection of the umbilical cord.
5 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - OSHA's position on the use of Novartis' Fluvirin device.
6 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - OSHA's position on the use of lancets or lancing devices without safety-engineered features for finger prick blood sampling in the workplace.
7 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Clarification of the use and selection of BBP safety devices.
8 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Whether the BD SmartSlip™ is an acceptable safety-engineered device under 1910.1030.
9 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Requirements for safety-engineered sharps for stockpiled pandemic influenza vaccines and pre-filled syringes.
10 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Whether shielding is required when removing Becton Dickinson's blood tubes with a Hemoguard® closure.
11 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - "Freehand" piercing without the use of forceps or other engineering controls violates the bloodborne pathogens standards.
12 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Applicability of the bloodborne pathogens standard to persons who self-administer injectable medications.
13 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Definition of contaminated sharps; engineering controls and good work practice controls must be implemented; ECP must be reviewed annually.
14 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Containment and disposal requirements for disposable razors used in long-term health care facilities for personal grooming.
15 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Limiting factors for implementing the use of engineering controls, i.e., safety scalpels, under the Bloodborne Pathogens standard.
16 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Bloodborne Pathogens Standard application to bifurcated needles; acceptability and appropriateness of safety bifurcated needles.
17 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Clarification from OSHA regarding the use of the NeedleguardTM in a hospital environment.
18 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Recapping of contaminated needles used in body piercing.
19 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Engineering control requirements for allergy and immunization injections.
20 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act and the requirement to include safety-engineered sharps devices in pre-packaged surgical kits or trays.
21 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Safer medical devices must be selected based on employee feedback and device effectiveness, not Group Purchasing Organizations.
22 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Needle destruction device use as an engineering control for the Bloodbore Pathogens standard.
23 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Response to the American Academy of Pediatrics regarding the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act.
24 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Use of engineering and work practice controls during pouring of blood or OPIM.
25 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Labeling requirements under the HAZCOM and Laboratory standards;use of safe needle devices.
26 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Engineering controls must be used to prevent needlesticks where feasible.