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Bloodborne Pathogens

Laboratory Biosafety Manual

Biosafety Forms & IBC

Shipping Biological  Materials

Bloodborne Pathogens Regs

Biohazard Waste

Links to External Biosafety Resources


Fact Sheets 

Managers' Safety Orientation Checklist 

PPE Selection

Medical Surveillance

Safety Committees  

Animal Contact 

This program was designed for university workers who may have exposure to human blood, blood products, tissues, or cells.  Examples include (but not limited to):

  • Staff with job duties that require them to protect others by immediately cleaning up small blood spills or confine large spills for proper clean-up
  • Laboratory workers handling human blood, tissue, or established human cell lines or waste from such procedures
  • Designated emergency teams that perform spill clean-up response 
  • Human health care providers (i.e., Student Health Services, Athletics)
To be compliant with OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens requirements at NC State University, complete the following 3 items:
  1. Model Exposure Control Plan
      • Completed by the supervisor, principal investigator, or departmental administrator as necessary and updated annually
      • The completed Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan must be available to workers at all times.

  2. Hepatitis B vaccination requirement
  3. Initial and annual training on bloodborne pathogens
      • Completed by each worker according to instructions provided in their specific Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan.  Some online training courses are provided below.

OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

Bloodborne Pathogens Training Modules

To determine which online training module is appropriate to help satisfy annual OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens training requirements, refer to your specific Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan.
Note for Facilities Operations/Housekeeping: Supervisors arrange in-person training with EHS by contacting the Biosafety Officer at 515-6858.