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Health & Safety Rights of Employees in the Workplace

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/24/18 10:30 AM / by Safetec posted in OSHA

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According to the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 you are entitled to a safe workplace. Your employer must provide a workplace free of known health and safety hazards. If you have concerns, you have the right to speak up about them without fear of retaliation. You also have the right to:

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Frequently Asked Questions: Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (Part 8)

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/31/17 10:00 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in OSHA, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

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The purpose of this blog post is to provide answers to some of the more commonly asked questions related to the Bloodborne Pathogens standard. It is not intended to be used as a substitute for the standard's requirements. Please refer to the standard for the complete text.

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Frequently Asked Questions: Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (Part 7)

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/8/17 11:00 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in OSHA, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

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The purpose of this blog post is to provide answers to some of the more commonly asked questions related to the Bloodborne Pathogens standard. It is not intended to be used as a substitute for the standard's requirements. Please refer to the standard for the complete text.

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Frequently Asked Questions: Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (Part 6)

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/20/17 10:30 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in OSHA, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

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The purpose of this blog post is to provide answers to some of the more commonly asked questions related to the Bloodborne Pathogens standard. It is not intended to be used as a substitute for the standard's requirements. Please refer to the standard for the complete text.

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Frequently Asked Questions: Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (Part 5)

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/29/17 8:30 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in OSHA, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

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The purpose of this blog post is to provide answers to some of the more commonly asked questions related to the Bloodborne Pathogens standard. It is not intended to be used as a substitute for the standard's requirements. Please refer to the standard for the complete text.

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Are You Prepared If A Blood Spill Occurs?

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/23/17 9:00 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in OSHA, Spill Kits, Universal Precaution

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It is a perfectly normal day in the office. Everything seems to be going right. Orders are going out the door on time, there have been no customer complaints in a few weeks and the staff is looking forward to great weather this weekend. 

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Who is at Risk of Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens?

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/8/17 9:15 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in OSHA, CDC, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

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There are a number of professions that have associated risks of having exposure to bloodborne pathogens. The pathogens that get the most attention in these fields include human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and some others.

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Frequently Asked Questions: Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (Part 4)

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/1/17 9:30 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in OSHA, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

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The purpose of this blog post is to provide answers to some of the more commonly asked questions related to the Bloodborne Pathogens standard. It is not intended to be used as a substitute for the standard's requirements. Please refer to the standard for the complete text.

Methods of Control

Work Practices

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Frequently Asked Questions: Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (Part 3)

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/15/17 9:30 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in OSHA, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

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 The purpose of this blog post is to provide answers to some of the more commonly asked questions related to the Bloodborne Pathogens standard. It is not intended to be used as a substitute for the standard's requirements. Please refer to the standard for the complete text.

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Frequently Asked Questions: Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (Part 2)

[fa icon="calendar'] 1/26/17 10:00 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in OSHA, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

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Continuing on with our series on the most frequently asked questions regarding OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard this post covers everything under the "exposure control" section. 

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