Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.
This covers employees at MSU that have a reasonable anticipated risk of exposure to human blood and other potentially infectious materials. This includes Hepatitis B Virus (HBV), Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), and other bloodborne pathogens that are included in MSU’s Bloodborne Pathogen Program as outlined in the Exposure Control Plan (ECP).
Job classifications, in which all or some of the employees have potential occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens, are listed in Appendix A of the ECP.
The ECP is revised on an annual basis and copies of the most recent edition are available on the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) website.
The MSU Exposure Control Plan requires all employees to attend an initial training as well as an annual retraining on bloodborne pathogens. Employees covered under this program must be offered free Hepatitis B vaccination within the first ten days of employment. For more information, call EHS at 355-0153.
- Complete Biological Safety Training here.
- Completion of Hepatitis B surveillance sheet (only one time) received during bloodborne pathogens training. Form must be completed, sent to MSU Occupational Health, and appropriate follow up arranged within 10 days of assignment to duties involving potential exposure to bloodborne pathogens.