Exposure Control Plans
- 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 1910.130-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.
- FDA Information for Healthcare Professionals: Risk of Transmission of Blood-borne Pathogens from Shared Use of Insulin Pens. Updated PDF, 2009
- 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 on-line 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 2011
- OSHA Sample BBP Training PowerPoint for School Personnel -This PPT can be downloaded and revised for use by districts.
- 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.