Bloodborne Precautions

  1. All employees, whose jobs may expose them to blood during first aid or paramedic procedures, or during cleaning operations, are to receive Bloodborne Pathogens Training.
  2. Other employees whose jobs may expose them to blood should always use Universal Precautions.
Universal Precautions:
Treat all human blood and certain human bodily fluids as if they were infectious.
  1. Employees shall wash their hands and any other skin with soap and water, or flush mucous membranes with water immediately or as soon as possible following contact with blood or potentially infectious materials.
  2. Employees who may have contacted blood should call First Aid or the Anonymous Safety Hotline immediately.
  3. All fluids are to be wiped up with disinfectants (i.e. 100% bleach) by a person trained in Bloodborne Pathogens.