Bloodborne Pathogens

The campus Bloodborne Pathogen Program is designed to protect workers from the occupational transmission of diseases potentially present in blood and bodily fluids. Employees at risk of exposure must have:

  • Training
  • Access to Hepatitis B vaccinations
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)

All potentially exposed employees are required to follow the concept of Universal Precautions, which includes the following practices:

  • Treat all blood and other potentially infectious body fluids as if infected
  • Avoid direct contact with blood and body fluids and contaminated materials
  • Wear PPE appropriate for job
  • Practice good housekeeping and personal hygiene