Proposed Changes to CalOSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Regs Officially Released…

Even those these regs were leaked last week they have now been officially released by the California Department of Industrial Relations and CalOSHA. The regulations (California Code of Regulations sec 5193.1 ) are attached below.

Here is the email that was sent today by CalOSHA.

Thank you for your participation in this project. The Division has edited the previous draft, which was provided in June 2011. This draft has been sent to the Board staff for their review. It is not a rulemaking proposal at this time. The draft can be found at:

Additional information is also available at:

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Amalia Neidhardt, Senior Safety Engineer at .
Thank you for your interest in this project.

Amalia Neidhardt MPH, CIH, CSP

Proposed Section-5193.1-STI


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