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BLOOD
The term "human blood components" includes plasma, platelets, and serosanguinous fluids (eg, exudates from wounds). also included are medications derived from blood such as immune globulins, albumin, and factors 8 and 9.
BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS
While HBV and HIV are specifically identified in the standard, the term includes any pathogen microoraganismthat is present in the human blood or OPIMs and can infect and cause disease in persons who are exposed to blood containing the pathogen.
CONTAMINATED SHARPS
any contaminated Object that can penetrate the skin including, but not limited to, neddled, scalpels, broken capillary tubes, and exposed ends of dental wires.
DECONTAMINATION
The use of physical or chemical means to remove, inactivate, or destroy bloodborne pathogens on a surface or item to the point where they are no longer capable of transmitting infectious particles and the surface or item is rendered safe handling, use, or disposal.
ENGINEERING CONTROLS
Physical controls
EXPOSURE INCIDENT
A specific eye, mouth, other mucous membrane, non-intact skin, or parenteral contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that result from the performance of an employee's duties.
HEPATITIS B VIRUS (HBV)
One of the viruses that cause illness directly affecting the liver. It is a bloodborne pathogen.
HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS
HIV
A virus that infectsd immune system blood cells in humans and renders them less effective in preventing disease.
MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE
A periodic comprehensive review of employees health status.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE
Reasonably anticipated contact