Bloodborne Pathogens and Exposure Control


New York State Department of Health Resources (NYSDOH)

NYS Department of Health HIV Prophylaxis Following Occupational Exposure HIV Clinical Resource, Office of the Medical Director, NYS Department of Health AIDS Institute in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins University, Division of Infectious Diseases. 10/2012.

New York State Confidentiality Law and HIV Public Health Law, Article 27-F: Questions and Answers.- Article 27-F is the section of New York State Public Health Law that protects the confidentiality and privacy of anyone who has been tested for or exposed to HIV; HIV infection or HIV/AIDS-related illness; or been treated for HIV/AIDS-related illness (October 2018). 

Occupational Safety and Health Administration Resources (OSHA)

Bloodborne Pathogen Standard 1910.130-Provides all required elements of the OSHA Standard applicable to all occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials.

Bloodborne Pathogens Plan Fact Sheet (OSHA)-Provides a quick overview of the BBP standard.

Model Exposure Control Plans for Bloodborne Pathogens Standards (OSHA)-Provides a model exposure control plan to meet the requirements of the OSHA bloodborne standard. The written plans must be accessible to all employees, either online or in an area where they are available for review. 

Frequently Asked BBP Questions (OSHA)-Provides a list of answers to the 80 most frequently asked questions regarding BBP, as well as links to regional centers (Updated November 2011).

Quick Reference Guide to the BBP Standard (OSHA)-This document provides answers to 19 often asked questions regarding the BBP standard. 

Universal Precautions - Center for Disease Control

Updated US Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Recommendations for Post-exposure Prophylaxis.” Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 34:9 (September 2013).

PESH -The Public Employee Safety and Health Bureau

PESH Website-Created in 1980, enforces safety and health standards of Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) for public employees in NYS. They are under the NYS Department of Labor.

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Page last updated 11/13/19