Subject

Bloodborne Pathogens Safety SAFETY 95-2 (Rev. 5/95)

Purpose

To protect the safety of Facilities Services employees who may have exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials.

Practice

Employees in job categories listed in the attachment must (1) receive training, (2) be offered Hepatitis B immunization, (3) use personal protective equipment, (4) follow safe work practices, and (5) report any exposure incident as prescribed in the University of Washington Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan. Copies of the plan are contained in the Reference Stations and are available from the FS Safety Administrator and from Environmental Health and Safety.

References

BBP Requirements

Persons employed in the following occupation codes (and Helpers and Student Helpers when engaged in any of the work activities covered by these occupation codes) shall wear personal protective equipment as directed, be offered Hepatitis B immunization, follow safe work practices, and receive training in accordance with the UW Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan.

Custodial

  • Custodian
  • Custodian Lead
  • Custodian Supervisor 1
  • Custodian Supervisor 2

General Maintenance

  • Facilities Operations Maintenance Specialist

Trades & Crafts

  • Control Technician
  • Control Technician Lead
  • Electrician
  • Electrician Lead
  • Electrician - High Voltage
  • Elevator Mechanic
  • Elevator Mechanic Lead
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Insulator
  • Lighting & Maintenance Filter Tech
  • Painter
  • Plumber/Pipe/Steamfitter
  • Plumber/Pipe/Steamfitter Lead
  • Plumber/Pipe/Steamfitter Supervisor
  • Sign Painter
  • Refrigeration Mechanic
  • Refrigeration Mechanic Lead
  • Refrigeration Mechanic Supervisor

Persons employed in the following occupation codes (and Helpers and Student Helpers when engaged in any of the work activities covered under this section) shall wear personal protective equipment as directed, be offered Hepatitis B immunization, follow safe work practices, and receive training in accordance with the UW Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan BEFORE BEING ASSIGNED ANY TASK THAT MAY EXPOSE THEM TO BLOOD OR OTHER INFECTIOUS MATERIALS.

Grounds

  • Grounds Supervisor 1
  • Grounds Supervisor 2
  • Gardener 1
  • Gardener 2
  • Gardener Lead
  • Nursery Worker

General Maintenance

  • Machinery Mechanic
  • Machinery Mechanic Lead
  • Maintenance Mechanic Lead
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • MCCA
  • Utility Worker Lead
  • Utility Worker 1
  • Utility Worker 2

Trades & Crafts

  • Glazier
  • Sheet Metal Mechanic
  • Sheet Metal Mechanic Lead
  • Sheet Metal Mechanic Supervisor
  • Trades Helper

Transportation Stores

  • Transportation Supervisor
  • Transportation helper
  • Truck Driver Lead
  • Truck Driver 1
  • Truck Driver 2
  • Waste Collector