Model Plans and Programs for the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens and Hazard Communications Standards

Model Plans and Programs for the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens and Hazard Communications Standards

by U.S. Department of Labor
     
 
OSHA’S bloodborne pathogens standard protects employees who work in occupations where they are at risk of exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials. OSHA’s hazard communication standard protects employees who may be exposed to hazardous chemicals. Both standards require employers to develop written documents to explain how they will

Overview

OSHA’S bloodborne pathogens standard protects employees who work in occupations where they are at risk of exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials. OSHA’s hazard communication standard protects employees who may be exposed to hazardous chemicals. Both standards require employers to develop written documents to explain how they will implement each standard, provide training to employees, and protect the health and safety of their workers.

This publication includes a model exposure control plan to meet the requirements of the OSHA bloodborne pathogens standard and a model hazard communication program to meet the requirements of the hazard communication standard. The full text of these two OSHA standards, including the requirement for the written documents.

This publication provides general guidance on preparing written plans required by OSHA standards, but should not be considered a definitive interpretation for compliance with OSHA requirements. The reader should consult the OSHA bloodborne pathogens and hazard communication standards in their entirety for specific compliance requirements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012874863
Publisher:
1001 Property Solutions LLC
Publication date:
06/25/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
67 KB

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