Bloodborne pathogens are a serious concern for cleaning employees and staff. It's very important that all cleaning businesses understand what hazards they possess and how to prevent exposure and the procedures for post exposure. Bloodborne pathogens include such as HBV, HCV, and HIV.
The staff must always wear the appropriate PPE such as: Gloves and Goggles to protect themselves. OSHA has created bloodborne pathogen standards that guides employers on how to implement control measures, universal precautions, hazard communication and record keeping.