CFR 113 - Bloodborne Pathogens; Final Rule


CFR 113 - Bloodborne Pathogens; Final Rule

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On December 6, 1991, Federal OSHA promulgated a new occupational health standard for General Industry (Federal Register). This new standard is intended to eliminate or reduce the health risks associated with occupational exposure to Hepatitis B Virus (HBV), Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and other bloodborne pathogens that can be transmitted through exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials, as defined in the standard.

This new federal final rule at 29 CFR 1910 Subpart Z (1910.1030) was adopted verbatim in North Carolina by the Commissioner of Labor with an effective date of March 6, 1992. 

Also reference CFR 113A - Bloodborne Pathogens; Final Rule, CFR 113B - Bloodborne Pathogens; corrections, OSHA Technical Manual (TED 01-00-015), and CPL 02-02-069, Enforcement Procedures for the Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. Additional information and resources can be found on the safety and health topic page for Bloodborne Pathogens, Chemical Hazards and Toxic Substances. and Recording and Reporting. To determine if it applies, go to Do your employees have exposure to blood or OPIM?.

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