Employees who, as part of their job duties, work or come in contact with human blood or potentially infectious human body fluids or tissues, including human cell lines, must:
- Enroll in ISU’s Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control program.
- Take annual Bloodborne Pathogen and Sharps Safety Training.
To enroll in the program complete a Hazard Inventory Form and send to EH&S.
Any work with human blood, body fluids, or tissue and cell lines must be done using BSL-2 practices.
The Bloodborne Pathogens Manual contains additional information about ISU’s Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control program.
- OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard* - 29 CFR 1910.1030
- Exposure Control Program FAQs
- Common Bloodborne Pathogens
- Safer Sharps Devices
- OSHA Needlestick Prevention website
Publications and Forms
- Hazard Inventory Form (PDF)
- Hepatitis B Immunization Consent or Decline Form (PDF)
- Sample Sharps Evaluation (PDF)