Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control
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To ensure that Northern Michigan University is in compliance with the requirements of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, Title 29 Code of Federal Regulations Part 1910 Section 1030. The "Compliance Officer" for Northern Michigan University is the University Safety Director (Director, Public Safety and Police Services).
All University employees, full time, part time, temporary, casual labor, students, who may incur occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials. The risk of exposure is made without regard to the use of personal protective equipment.
It is the policy of Northern Michigan University to comply with the requirements of the Bloodborne Pathogens Standards. All employees, full and part, who may incur occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials are covered by this policy. Personal Protective Equipment will be provided to covered employees at no cost to the employee. In addition all covered employees will be offered the Hepatitis B Vaccine at no cost to the employee.