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New Hampshire Bloodborne Pathogens: What you need to know

New Hampshire does not have a federally approved occupational safety and health regulatory program for the state; therefore, private sector workplaces must comply with federal occupational safety and health standards.

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The state has adopted its own bloodborne pathogen rule for public sector employers (state, county, and local government agencies, commissions, and school systems) in general industry workplaces that is substantially less comprehensive than the federal rule.

The U.S. Department of Labor/Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) administers and enforces federal workplace safety and health requirements in private sector workplaces. The New Hampshire Department of Labor/Safety and Training Division administers safety and health rules for public sector workplaces.

PUBLIC SECTOR-UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS
NH Regulations-Labor 1403.08

Universal precautions must be observed in all situations in which there is a potential for contact with blood or other potentially infectious material.

All human blood and bodily fluids must be treated as if known to be infectious for all bloodborne pathogens.

Employees responding to emergencies or other situations in which blood or bodily fluids are present must wear single-use disposable gloves, such as surgical or examination gloves, wash hands after removal of gloves, and wear eye protection when blood or other potentially infectious materials might be splashed.

Work procedures must include safe handling and disposal of needles and sharps, used bandages, gauze, linens, and all other items that come in contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials.


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