Need a Customized Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan? Start with this MCAA Model Program

August 28, 2019

Not sure whether you need a detailed, written bloodborne pathogens exposure control plan for your next job? The flowcharts in MCAA’s Model Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan will help you figure it out.

If the answer is yes, the model program will guide you through the process of establishing one. This resource is especially helpful for contractors whose employees work in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, funeral homes, laboratories or other settings where they may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens.

Topics covered include:

  • Exposure determination
  • Methods of compliance
  • Hepatitis B vaccinations
  • Post-exposure evaluations
  • Worker information and training
  • Recordkeeping

Appendices include company obligations when a standard does not apply, a summary of OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens Standard and applicable definitions and a sample Hepatitis B vaccine declination form.


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Have questions or need personal assistance?

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