Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers (VHFs)

Standards

OSHA standards do not specifically address viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs). This section highlights OSHA standards and documents to emergency response activities associated with a bioterrorist attack. Refer to OSHA's Emergency Preparedness and Response Safety and Health Topics Page for additional information.

OSHA Standards
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
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1910 Subpart H - Hazardous Materials

1910.120, Hazardous waste operations and emergency response. See paragraph (q) for information related to emergency response program to hazardous substance releases.

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1910 Subpart I - Personal Protective Equipment

1910.132, General requirements.

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1910.134, Respiratory Protection.

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1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1910.1030, Bloodborne pathogens.

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State Standards

There are 28 OSHA-approved State Plans, operating state-wide occupational safety and health programs. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as OSHA's and may have different or more stringent requirements.

Additional Directives

Note: The directives in this list provide additional information that is not necessarily connected to a specific OSHA standard highlighted on this Safety and Health Topics page.