BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS

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Office of Human Resources

Kirkman Visitor Center

(620) 792-9237

humres@bartonccc.edu

 

Office Hours:

Mon.-Thurs., 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Fri., 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Barton Community College in compliance with the Kansas Department of Human Resources (KDHR) and Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) guidelines, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard is committed to the prevention of incidents or happenings which result in employee injury and illness.

 

The college adopts this procedure to insure a safe work environment for its employees. Individual departments having employees with occupational exposure to human blood are encouraged to establish an Exposure Control Plan that is designed to eliminate or minimize the employee or student exposure that is unique and specific for each area. Read more in the Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan.

 

Student's with Possible Occupational Exposure - Recommended Guidelines for Evaluation and Follow-up - Post-exposure evaluation and follow-up following an exposure incident will be discussed with and encouraged for any student who encounters an exposure incident while performing duties in his/her classroom/lab/clinic settings.

 

Barton requires training for Bloodborne Pathogens, employees will receive information at the time of this training. If you have any questions, contact Human Resources at ext. 221.

 

Did You Know?

 

   -  In 1992, OSHA issued Standard 1910.1030 that requires certain employers to have a Bloodborne Pathogens Program.

   -  Bloodborne pathogens must find a direct route of entry into the body for infection to be possible.

   -  By always taking universal precautions and using common sense, you can prevent almost all exposures to bloodborne pathogens.

 

The United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration has more information on Bloodborne Pathognes.

 

Read more about OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standards on the OSHA Fact Sheet.

 

Bloodborne Pathogens Forms

 

Listed below are forms to assist in consent, reporting, testing, etc. for  incidents relating to Bloodborne Pathogens.

 

Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Incident Determination

Consent for Blood Testing and Release of Medical Records

Declination of Blood Testing

Exposure Incident Report

Healthcare Professional's Written Opinion for Post-Exposure Evaluation & Follow-up

Hepatitis B Vaccine Declination Form

Hepatitis B Vaccination Record

Instructions for the Evaluating Physician Phlebotomy student drawing blood from a practice volunteer.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT

Barton Community College

245 NE 30 Road

Great Bend, KS 67530

(800) 748-7894 • (620) 792-2701