Exposure Control Plans

NYSDOH Resources

NYS Department of Health Resource Page  

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.

OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Resources

Bloodborne Pathogen Standard (BBP) 1910.1030  Provides all required elements of the OSHA Standard applicable toall occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials.

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

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

FDA Information for Healthcare Professionals: Risk of Transmission of Bloodborne Pathogens from Shared Use of Insulin Pens. Updated PDF, 2009

Model Exposure Control Plans for Bloodborne Pathogens and Hazard Communications 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. 

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

Universal Precautions for Preventing Transmission of Bloodborne Infections - CDC's The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Updated US Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Recommendations for Postexposure 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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