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    Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure

    At UW-Madison, work with established human cell lines is considered to have potential bloodborne pathogen exposure, even if the cells are screened.

    See the UW-Madison Researchers' Biosafety Manual for details. The cells can contain pathogens not used in the screening or pathogens that are not yet known. Therefore, these cells must be handled at BSL-2 and the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure section must be completed.

    Non-human primate cells do not require completion of the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure section.

    The Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) Exposure section of the BIO-ARROW protocol replaces your exposure control plan or Bloodborne Pathogens binder. When the protocol is approved (registered) you will have the opportunity to create a BBP summary, which you can print or save as your new BBP Exposure Control Plan.

    The UW-Madison Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Program explains the requirements for working with materials that have potential bloodborne pathogen exposure.

    If you have questions about this section, please contact Carrie Ensrud, Bloodborne Pathogens Program manager in OBS at or 608-445-4516. 

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    Exposure Determination

    For the Bloodborne Pathogens Personnel Exposure Determination, you do not need to list all the same personnel from the Personnel pages in this section.

    Only list the personnel in this protocol who will be handling human derived materials of any kind. These individuals will have the potential to be exposed to bloodborne pathogens in their work.

    When adding personnel, you may be asked to provide training verification of annual BBP training if completed outside of the UW-Madison.  For example, you will need to answer the following question: Does this individual complete annual BBP training with UW Health or non-UW employer? If answered yes to the question, you will be asked to upload a completion certificate or training verification.

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    Consult the EPA’s list of registered antimicrobial products effective against Bloodborne Pathogens:  Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Hepatitis B Virus and Hepatitis C [List S] for information about appropriate disinfectants.

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    Still have questions? Call the Office of Biological Safety (OBS) at 608-263-2037. We are happy to help you.

    Keywordsbloodborne pathogens, exposure determination, housekeeping, exposure   Doc ID43084
    OwnerTara S.GroupARROW - Institutional Biosafety Committee
    Created2014-08-21 16:09:25Updated2024-05-31 11:58:55
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