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Employer's Responsibility To Re-evaluate Engineering Controls, i.e., Safer Needle Devices, At Least Annually

January 20, 2004



Mr. Marty Salanger

Manager of Safety, Policy and Government Relations

BD Advanced Protection Technologies

1 Becton Drive

Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417



Dear Mr. Salanger:



Thank you for your October 29, 2003 letter to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) Directorate of Enforcement Programs (DEP). This letter constitutes OSHA's interpretation only of the requirements discussed and…

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Added by Christopher Green on June 21, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

SHARPS INJURY PREVENTION LIST and INFORMATION

SHARPS INJURY PREVENTION LIST and INFORMATION

In all workplaces where employees are exposed to contaminated needles or other contaminated sharps, the employer shall comply with 29CFR 1910.1030, Tennessee Code Annotated 50-3-203(e)(1)-(e)(4) and Tennessee Rule 0800-1-10 as follows:

  • Evaluate available engineered sharps injury prevention devices for all sharps
  • Solicit input from employees directly…
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Added by Christopher Green on March 27, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

Sen. Franken Introduces Bill to Get Medical Devices to Market More Quickly and Safely

Sen. Franken Introduces Bill to Get Medical Devices to Market More Quickly and Safely

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Today, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) introduced the Patient Access to Medical Innovation Act to get innovative…

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Added by Christopher Green on January 30, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

History of Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act

History of Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act



Compliance: To reduce the health risk to individuals who may be involved in exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials, OSHA promulgated the Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) on December 6, 1991.



Congress was prompted to take action in response to growing concerns over bloodborne pathogen exposures from sharps injuries and in… Continue

Added by Christopher Green on December 6, 2009 at 11:28am — No Comments

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