# Standard Interpretations
1 - 1910.1030(d)(2) - Specifying decontamination disinfectants and procedures
2 - 1910.1030(d)(2) - Use of passing trays and single-handed scalpel blade remover in a surgical setting.
3 - 1910.1030(d)(2) - Standard syringes may still be used in certain situations.
4 - 1910.1030(d)(2) - Means of reducing needlestick exposure hazards.
5 - 1910.1030(d)(2) - Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act amplifies the requirements to use safer needle devices.
6 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Engineering controls must be used to prevent needlesticks where feasible.
7 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(viii) - Engineering controls must be used to prevent needlesticks where feasible.
8 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Labeling requirements under the HAZCOM and Laboratory standards;use of safe needle devices.
9 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Use of engineering and work practice controls during pouring of blood or OPIM.
10 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Response to the American Academy of Pediatrics regarding the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act.
11 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Needle destruction device use as an engineering control for the Bloodbore Pathogens standard.
12 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Safer medical devices must be selected based on employee feedback and device effectiveness, not Group Purchasing Organizations.
13 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Engineering control requirements for allergy and immunization injections.
14 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Recapping of contaminated needles used in body piercing.
15 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(vii) - Recapping of contaminated needles used in body piercing.
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) - Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act and the requirement to include safety-engineered sharps devices in pre-packaged surgical kits or trays.
18 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Limiting factors for implementing the use of engineering controls, i.e., safety scalpels, under the Bloodborne Pathogens standard.
19 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Containment and disposal requirements for disposable razors used in long-term health care facilities for personal grooming.
20 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Definition of contaminated sharps; engineering controls and good work practice controls must be implemented; ECP must be reviewed annually.
21 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Applicability of the bloodborne pathogens standard to persons who self-administer injectable medications.
22 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(vii)(B) - Applicability of the bloodborne pathogens standard to persons who self-administer injectable medications.
23 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - "Freehand" piercing without the use of forceps or other engineering controls violates the bloodborne pathogens standards.
24 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Whether shielding is required when removing Becton Dickinson's blood tubes with a Hemoguard® closure.
25 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Requirements for safety-engineered sharps for stockpiled pandemic influenza vaccines and pre-filled syringes.
26 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Clarification from OSHA regarding the use of the NeedleguardTM in a hospital environment.
27 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Whether the BD SmartSlip™ is an acceptable safety-engineered device under 1910.1030.
28 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Clarification of the use and selection of BBP safety devices.
29 - 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.
30 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - OSHA's position on the use of Novartis' Fluvirin device.
31 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Applicability of the Bloodborne Pathogens standard during transection of the umbilical cord.
32 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Clarification of work practice controls when using needless connectors
33 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Use of reusable microblading tools in the cosmetic tattoo industry
34 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(vii)(A) - Use of reusable microblading tools in the cosmetic tattoo industry
35 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(i) - Is a single-handed scalpel blade removal device an engineering control under the Bloodborne Pathogens standard?
36 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(vii) - Is a single-handed scalpel blade removal device an engineering control under the Bloodborne Pathogens standard?
37 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(vii)(A) - Is a single-handed scalpel blade removal device an engineering control under the Bloodborne Pathogens standard?
38 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(vii)(B) - Is a single-handed scalpel blade removal device an engineering control under the Bloodborne Pathogens standard?
39 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(iii) - Bloodborne Pathogens: Handwashing facilities must be readily accessible.
40 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(v) - Bloodborne Pathogens: Handwashing facilities must be readily accessible.
41 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(vi) - Bloodborne Pathogens: Handwashing facilities must be readily accessible.
42 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(ix) - Bloodborne pathogens standard's relationship to beverage consumption at nurses stations.
43 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(ix) - Requirements for covered beverages at nurses' stations.
44 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(v) - Acceptable use of antiseptic-hand cleansers for bloodborne pathogen decontamination and as an appropriate handwashing practice.
45 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(vi) - Acceptable use of antiseptic-hand cleansers for bloodborne pathogen decontamination and as an appropriate handwashing practice.
46 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(vi) - Emergency eyewash requirements for eye hazards caused by bloodborne pathogens
47 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(vii) - Applicability of the Bloodborne Pathogens standard to the tattoo and body piercing industries.
48 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(vii)(A) - Re-use of blood tube holders.
49 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(vii)(A) - Needle removal procedures for situations where other methods of disposal are infeasible or required by a specific procedure.
50 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(vii)(B) - Needle removal procedures for situations where other methods of disposal are infeasible or required by a specific procedure.
51 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(vii)(A) - OSHA's position on the use of fingers or a two-handed procedure with a hemostat to remove scalpel blades.
52 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(vii)(B) - OSHA's position on the use of fingers or a two-handed procedure with a hemostat to remove scalpel blades.
53 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(vii)(A) - Removal of Contaminated Needles Prior to Disposal.
54 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(vii)(B) - Recapping of contaminated needles.
55 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(viii)(A) - OSHA's position on the use of Q104 needle removal device.
56 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(vii)(B) - OSHA's position on the use of Q104 needle removal device.
57 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(viii) - OSHA has no specific standard on autoclaving used medical instruments.
58 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(viii) - Transporting contaminated surgical instruments for cleaning
59 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(xi) - Universal precautions application to elective surgeries.
60 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(xiii) - Application of provisions of the Bloodborne Pathogens standard to Funeral and Nursing Homes.
61 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(xiii) - Labeling requirements for packages used to ship blood or OPIM.
62 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(xiv) - Decontamination and labeling requirements for BBP-contaminated equipment and sharps.
63 - 1910.1030(d)(2)(xiv)(A) - Shipping Labels for Blood Contaminated Medical Devices