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Components of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

The Bloodborne Pathogens Standard includes these major components:
  1. Exposure control plan
  2. Preventive measures
    • Hepatitis B vaccination
    • Standard Precautions
  3. Methods of control
    • Engineering and work practice controls
    • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
    • Housekeeping
    • Labeling
  4. Actions to take if an exposure incident occurs