Standard Interpretations
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 1  2012 - 07/13/2012 - Applicability of the Bloodborne Pathogens standard during transection of the umbilical cord.
 2  2008 - 11/24/2008 - OSHA's position on the use of Novartis' Fluvirin® device.
 3  2008 - 09/09/2008 - OSHA's position on the use of lancets or lancing devices without safety-engineered features for finger prick blood sampling in the workplace.
 4  2008 - 05/05/2008 - Clarification of the use and selection of BBP safety devices.
 5  2007 - 06/21/2007 - Whether the BD SmartSlip™ is an acceptable safety-engineered device under 1910.1030.
 6  2007 - 03/02/2007 - Requirements for safety-engineered sharps for stockpiled pandemic influenza vaccines and pre-filled syringes.
 7  2007 - 02/08/2007 - Safety considerations for handwashing of medical instruments.
 8  2007 - 01/29/2007 - Whether shielding is required when removing Becton Dickinson's blood tubes with a Hemoguard® closure.
 9  2005 - 12/08/2005 - "Freehand" piercing without the use of forceps or other engineering controls violates the bloodborne pathogens standards.
 10  2005 - 09/06/2005 - Applicability of the bloodborne pathogens standard to persons who self-administer injectable medications.
 11  2005 - 06/03/2005 - Definition of contaminated sharps; engineering controls and good work practice controls must be implemented; ECP must be reviewed annually.
 12  2005 - 03/28/2005 - Containment and disposal requirements for disposable razors used in long-term health care facilities for personal grooming.
 13  2004 - 09/01/2004 - Limiting factors for implementing the use of engineering controls, i.e., safety scalpels, under the Bloodborne Pathogens standard.
 14  2004 - 04/20/2004 - Clarification from OSHA regarding the use of the NeedleguardTM in a hospital environment.
 15  2003 - 08/19/2003 - Recapping of contaminated needles used in body piercing.
 16  2003 - 03/19/2003 - Engineering control requirements for allergy and immunization injections.
 17  2003 - 02/20/2003 - Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act and the requirement to include safety-engineered sharps devices in pre-packaged surgical kits or trays.
 18  2002 - 11/21/2002 - Safer medical devices must be selected based on employee feedback and device effectiveness, not Group Purchasing Organizations.
 19  2002 - 09/12/2002 - Needle destruction device use as an engineering control for the Bloodbore Pathogens standard.
 20  2001 - 11/26/2001 - Response to the American Academy of Pediatrics regarding the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act.
 21  2001 - 02/09/2001 - Use of engineering and work practice controls during pouring of blood or OPIM.
 22  2001 - 01/11/2001 - Labeling requirements under the HAZCOM and Laboratory standards;use of safe needle devices.
 23  2000 - 12/15/2000 - Engineering controls must be used to prevent needlesticks where feasible.

Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR)
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 1  1910.1030 - Bloodborne pathogens.