Bloodborne Pathogens Manual

Directory of Service and Emergency Providers 3
A. Introduction 6
Regulatory Basis 6
Definitions 6
Bloodborne Pathogens 6
Potentially Infectious Materials 6
Responsibilities 7
Iowa State University 7
Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) 8
Occupational Medicine 8
Department Executive Officers 8
Supervisors 8
Individual Personnel 8
B. Exposure Determination 9
C. How to Comply 10
Medical Surveillance 10
Hazard Inventory Form 10
If an Exposure Occurs 11
First Aid 11
Medical Evaluation 11
Reporting 12
Student Accidents and Injuries 12
Medical Emergencies 13
Follow-up Investigation 13
Medical Records 13
Training 14
How to Get Training 14
Training Records 14
Safe Work Practices 14
Universal Precautions 14
Specific Universal Precaution Requirements 15
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 16
Gloves 16
Sharps Safety 16
Required Departmental Sharps Safety Program 17
If no sharps injuries have occurred, think about where they might happen. 17
Labeling and Signs 18
Labels 18
Signs 18
Laboratories 19
D. Decontamination and Disposal of PIM 20
Decontamination of Non-disposable Items 20
Appendix I. Supervisor Checklist for use of Human Blood or Other Potentially Infectious Materials 22
Appendix II. Resources 23
Non-discrimination Statement 24
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