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Enforcement procedures for occupational exposure to hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

United States. Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Enforcement procedures for occupational exposure to hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

by United States. Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Labor, Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hepatitis B -- United States -- Prevention,
  • HIV (Viruses) -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Medical care -- United States -- Safety measures

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesOSHA instruction CPL -- 2-2.44 B, OSHA instruction CPL -- 2-2.44B
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25, 7, 16, 2 p. ;
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14656009M

    § The purpose of the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard is to reduce occupational exposure to Hepatitis B Virus (HBV), Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), and other potentially infectious bloodborne pathogens that .   Introduction. Use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety-engineered medical devices (safety devices) is mandated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for healthcare workers who may be exposed to patients’ blood 1), the purpose of which is to prevent infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), and hepatitis C virus Cited by: 5.

    SUBJECT: Enforcement Procedures for the Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens ABSTRACT Purpose: This instruction establishes policies and provides clarification to ensure uniform inspection procedures are followed when conducting inspections to enforce the Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens Size: KB. Background. Infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a leading cause of acute and chronic liver disease worldwide [].The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that, globally, about 2 billion people have been infected with HBV, more than million are chronically infected, and nearly one million per year die from its acute or chronic sequelae, such as fulminant hepatitis, Cited by:

    Make hepatitis B vaccination available to all workers who may have an occupational exposure. When there is an exposure incident, additional actions are required. The OSHA standards define an exposure incident as “a specific eye, mouth, other mucous membrane, non-intact skin, or parenteral contact with blood or OPIM that results from the. Occupational Safety and Health. Recommendations for Preventing Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Hepatitis B Virus to Patients During Exposure - Prone Invasive Procedures concerning hepatitis B and the provisions made for workers who may have occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials. It.


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Enforcement procedures for occupational exposure to hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) by United States. Occupational Safety and Health Administration Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Enforcement procedures for occupational exposure to Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). [United States. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.]. Enforcement procedures for occupational exposure to hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Labor, Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors.

OSHA Instruction CPL B, "Enforcement Procedures for Occupational Exposure to Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)" clarifies OSHA's prohibition against recapping and expressly allows recapping by some method other than the traditional two-handed procedure, i.e., the use of resheathing instruments, self sheathing.

Advise State designees that the State is also responsible for extending coverage under its procedures for addressing occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens to the public sector, such as police, firefighters, ambulance and other emergency response employees.

Hepatitis B Pre- & Post- Exposure (Occupational Health) - 2 titer and, if indicated, the recommended challenge dose of Hepatitis B vaccine and subsequent post-vaccination antibody titer. If the employee does not have documented proof of completing the 3 dose Hepatitis B vaccination series they should be considered as incompletely vaccinated andFile Size: KB.

Police service staff are an occupational group at risk of exposure to blood and/or body fluids, with a consequent risk of transmission of a blood-borne virus (BBV) such as hepatitis B (HBV. OSHA Guidelines for Compliance in Healthcare Facilities addresses the OSHA standard for occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens, with emphasis on the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis viruses.

Procedures OSHA requires for compliance with the standard - engineering controls, general work practices, personal protective 4/5(1). The onset of acute hepatitis B is long -- 45 to days after exposure. Clinical symptoms include anorexia, malaise, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and jaundice.

Although most individuals recover a few die of fulminant hepatic necrosis. Some individuals become chronic carriers of HBV. Hepatitis B Vaccination and Post Exposure Evaluation and Follow-up 29 CFR (f).

This paragraph provides a means to protect employees from infection caused by the hepatitis B virus by requiring employers to make the hepatitis B vaccination available to employees with occupational exposure to blood or OPIM.

Occupational exposure includes primary or collateral job duties to provide first aid medical assistance. It does not include Good Samaritan acts of first aid and CPR.

What are the hazards associated with occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials. Infection with bloodborne pathogens such as HIV and HBV can result in serious illness or death. 9- 27 (c)(2)(i)(C) A list of all tasks and procedures or groups of closely related task and procedures in which occupational exposure occurs and that are performed by employees in job classifications listed in accordance with the provisions of paragraph (c)(2)(i)(B) of this standard.

significant health risk as the result of occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM) because they may contain bloodborne pathogens. These pathogens include but are not limited to HBV, which causes hepatitis B; HIV, which causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

Program (ECP) has been developed to minimize employee exposure to bloodborne pathogens, such as Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This ECP establishes the policy for the implementation of procedures related to the control of infectious diseases that may be contracted by the bloodborne route.

Postexposure Prophylaxis to Prevent Hepatitis B Virus Infection MMWR ;67(No. RR-1):1–31 Postexposure Prophylaxis section provides recommendations for management of persons who are exposed to HBV through a distinct, identifiable exposure to blood or body fluids that contain blood, in occupational and nonoccupational settings.

Compliance assistance guideline for the Febru OSHA Instruction CPL B Enforcement Procedures for Occupational Exposure to Hepatitis B Virus and Human Immunodeficiency Virus. The plan must be reviewed annually (at least) or whenever working conditions change to influence exposure or introduce new exposures.

Hepatitis B. Hepatitis B is an infectious liver disease. It is caused by the hepatitis B virus. Infections only occur if the virus enters the blood stream and reaches the liver.

Chronic hepatitis caused by HBV and HCV is a major health care problem with an estimated worldwide prevalence of hepatitis B being 2–8% and of hepatitis C being around 3%. Hepatitis D virus (HDV) is an RNA defective virus which has no independent existence. It requires HBV for replication and has the same sources and modes of spread as by: 5.

Monitoring significant occupational exposures to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C in healthcare workers, and advising on avoiding injuries. Published 5 December Public Health England. and recordkeeping. The city’s control plan states that hepatitis B vaccination is made available at no cost to an employee within 10 days of being assigned to a position with reasonably anticipated occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials.

Employees who decline hepatitis B vaccination must sign a Size: 1MB. hepatitis B merit serious concern for workers occupa-tionally exposed to blood, other potentially infectious materials, and certain other body fluids that contain such bloodborne pathogens as HIV and HBV.

According to estimates of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, more than million workers in health. American Nurses Association’s Needlestick hepatitis C virus (HCV), and hepatitis B virus (HBV)—and how these injuries can be prevented. It also outlines what steps you 1 OSHA Compliance Directive, CPL Enforcement Procedures for the Occupational Exposure toFile Size: 1MB.Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens _____ Chapter WAC Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens (Form Number ) LAST UPDATED: 03/09/ This book contains rules for Safety Standards for occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens, as adopted under the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act of (ChapterFile Size: KB.

Law enforcement officers may encounter used needles or be assaulted. These events put them at increased risk for contracting bloodborne pathogen infections, including hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections.