Bloodborne Pathogens

General Resources

Date Added Resource Source
Jan 2013

Blood Safety Infographic: Bloodborne Pathogens - Occupations at Risk

http://complianceandsafety.com/blog/bloodborne-pathogens-infographic-occupations-at-risk/

Infographics illustrating bloodborne pathogen risks provided by Compliance and Safety, LLC.

(Compliance and Safety)
May 2012

Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI)

http://www.cdc.gov/hai/

Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) are infections caused by a wide variety of common and unusual bacteria, fungi, and viruses during the course of receiving medical care.

(CDC)
Apr 2012

NIOSH Workplace Safety & Health Topics: Bloodborne Infectious Diseases - HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/bbp/

Exposures to blood and other body fluids occur across a wide variety of occupations. Health care workers, emergency response and public safety personnel, and other workers can be exposed to blood through needlestick and other sharps injuries, mucous membrane, and skin exposures.

(NIOSH)
Apr 2009

WorkSafe BC: Controlling Exposure - Protecting Workers from Infectious Disease (PDF)

http://www.worksafebc.com/publications/health_and_safety/by_topic/assets/pdf/bk129.pdf

This book, provided by WorkSafe BC, describes common infectious diseases and how they are spread and explains how to protect workers from exposure to infectious diseases.

(WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)
Jun 2005

National Center for Infectious Diseases Viral Hepatitis

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/hepatitis/

The Division of Viral Hepatitis is the Public Health Service component that provides the scientific and programmatic foundation for the prevention, control, and elimination of hepatitis virus infections in the United States, and assists the international public health community.

(NCIDOD)
Mar 2005

Medline Plus - Hepatitis B

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hepatitisb.html

Medline Plus links to hepatitis B information including latest news, overviews, diagnosis and treatment.

(MEDLINEplus)
Dec 2002

OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Bloodborne Pathogens and Needlestick Prevention

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/bloodbornepathogens/index.html
(OSHA)
Dec 2002

OR-OSHA Topic Page: Bloodborne Pathogens

http://www.cbs.state.or.us/external/osha/subjects/bloodborne_pathogens.html

Provides links to all OR-OSHA material related to bloodborne pathogens including training materials, letters of interpretations, program directives, publications, rules and videos.

(Oregon OSHA)

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