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TITLE 25HEALTH SERVICES
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPTER 96BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN CONTROL
RULE §96.202Exposure Control Plan

(a) The exposure control plan (plan) developed by the Department of State Health Services (department), is adopted as the minimum standard to implement Health and Safety Code, §81.304. The plan is designed to minimize exposure of employees as described in §96.201 of this title (relating to Applicability) and includes policies relating to occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens, training and educational requirements for employees, measures to increase vaccination of employees, and increased use of personnel protective equipment by employees.

(b) Copies of the plan are available on the Internet at http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/idcu/health/bloodborne_pathogens/reporting/ or from the Department of State Health Services regional offices.


Source Note: The provisions of this §96.202 adopted to be effective August 16, 2000, 25 TexReg 7704; amended to be effective July 23, 2006, 31 TexReg 5626

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