In any industry where employees are at risk for exposure to bloodborne pathogens proper training following OSHA universal precautions for bloodborne pathogens is vital. Bloodborne pathogens pose a very real and dangerous threat to janitorial service and facility employees.
HIV & HBV and Coronovirus all potentially deadly diseases that could result from incorrect handling of contaminated items in the cleanup of a bloodborne pathogen incident. Many other pathogens could also pose a serious health risk to employees.
With proper training, correct PPE, and disinfectants that meet OSHA bloodborne pathogen standards employers can minimize risks to their staff and the general public.