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

  • 5019 Custodian 1
  • 5020 Custodian 2
  • 5021 Custodian Lead
  • 5023 Custodian Supervisor 1
  • 5024 Custodian Supervisor 2

General Maintenance

  • 5221 Facilities Operations Maintenance Specialist

Trades & Crafts

  • 5335 Control Technician*
  • 5336 Control Technician Lead*
  • 5337 Electrician - High Voltage*
  • 5345 Elevator Mechanic
  • 5346 Elevator Mechanic Lead
  • 5424 Plumber/Pipe/Steamfitter
  • 5426 Plumber/Pipe/Steamfitter Lead
  • 5247 Plumber/Pipe/Steamfitter Supervisor
  • 5440 Refrigeration Mechanic
  • 5441 Refrigeration Mechanic Lead
  • 5442 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

  • 5110 Grounds Supervisor II
  • 5115 Grounds Supervisor I*
  • 5120 Gardener I
  • 5121 Gardener II
  • 5122 Gardener Lead
  • 5130 Nursery Worker

General Maintenance

  • 5225 Machinery Mechanic
  • 5227 Machinery Mechanic Lead
  • 5263 Utility Worker Lead
  • 5264 Utility Worker I
  • 5265 Utility Worker II

Trades & Crafts

  • 5355 Glazier
  • 5455 Sheet Metal Mechanic
  • 5456 Sheet Metal Mechanic Lead
  • 5458 Sheet Metal Mechanic Supervisor
  • 5470 Trades Helper

Transportation Stores

  • 5715 Transportation Supervisor
  • 5718 Transportation helper
  • 5720 Truck Driver Lead
  • 5724 Truck Driver I
  • 5725 Truck Driver II
  • 5727 Waste Collector