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ANSI Z308.1-2015 Standard Minimum Requirements  Workplace First Aid Kits and Supplies - Buy new ANSI Kits
ANSI Z308.1-2015 Standard Minimum Requirements  Workplace First Aid Kits and Supplies - Buy new ANSI Kits

Personal Protection Products

Personal Protection Products / BBP & PPE protective clothing and products: From our Germ Stopper kit to Masks, Eye Shields, Shoe Covers / Booties, Bonnets, Biohazard bags, we offer many necessary items for protection from blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM) We have all kinds of other great BBP & PPE gear & the NEW American Red Cross Germ Guard Personal Protection Pack!

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Reduces Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens

Selecting Personal Protective Equipment

Personal protective equipment may include gloves, gowns, laboratory coats, face shields or masks, eye protection, pocket masks, and other protective gear

Additional Information For more information, go to OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens and Needlestick Prevention Safety and Health Topics web page at: www.OSHA.gov/SLTC/bloodbornepathogens/index.html


OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) requires employers to protect workers who are occupationally exposed to blood and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM), as defined in the standard. That is, the standard protects workers who can reasonably be anticipated to come into contact with blood or OPIM as a result of doing their job duties.

One way the employer can protect workers against exposure to bloodborne pathogens, such as hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS, is by providing and ensuring they use personal protective equipment, or PPE. Wearing appropriate PPE can significantly reduce risk, since it acts as a barrier against exposure. Employers are required to provide, clean, repair, and replace this equipment as needed, and at no cost to workers.

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