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Methods of Implementation

  1. Universal precautions
  2. Engineering and work practice controls 
  3. Personal protective equipment
  4. Housekeeping
  5. Hepatitis B vaccination
  6. Post-exposure evaluation and follow-up
  7. Communication of hazards to employees and training
  8. Record keeping

Universal Precautions

Universal precautions are work practices that reduce the risk of exposure to pathogens found in blood and body fluids, particularly Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

Therefore, all at risk personnel, must treat sharps, human blood and certain human body fluids as if known to be infectious for HIV, HBV, HCV and other bloodborne pathogens.

Engineering and work practice controls

Personal protective equipment


Hepatitis B vaccination

Post-exposure evaluation and follow-up

Communication of hazards to employees and training

Record keeping

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