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Essential Definitions from 8 CCR 5193

[Blood Borne Pathogen Standard]


OPIMOther Potentially Infectious Materials means:

1. The following human body fluids: semen, vaginal secretions, cerebrospinal fluid, synovial fluid, pleural fluid, pericardial fluid, peritoneal fluid, amniotic fluid, saliva, in dental procedures, any other body fluid that is visibly contaminated with blood such as saliva or vomitus, and all body fluids, such as emergency response.

    2. Any unfixed tissue or organ [other then intact skin] from a human [living or dead]

      3. HIV – containing cell or tissue cultures, organ culture, and HIV- or HBV- containing culture medium or other solutions: and blood, organs, or other tissues from experimental animals infected with HIV or HBV, needle sticks, human bites, cuts, and abrasions.

        “Regulated Waste” means liquid or semi-liquid blood or other potentially infectious materials; contaminated items that would release blood or other potentially infectious materials in a liquid or semi-liquid state if compressed; items that are caked with dried blood o other potentially infectious materials and are capable of releasing these materials during handling; contaminated sharps, and pathological, and microbiological wastes containing blood or other potentially infectious materials.  Regulated Waste includes “Medical Waste” regulated by Health and Safety Code Chapter 6.. Medical Waste Management Act 117600-118360.

        It is always presumed that blood is present in feces, urine, and vomit.



        Diseased Transmitted by Air or Blood


        The following diseases are specified as Reasonably Likely to be transmitted by Air or Blood during the normal course of an Emergency Workers Duties.

        1.    Hepatitis C Virus [Acute or Chronic Infection]
        2.    Hepatitis B Virus [Acute or Chronic Infection]
        3.    Infection with Delta Hepatitis Virus
        4.    Fifth Disease [Human Parvovirus Infection]
        5.    HIV [Human Immunodeficiency Virus]
        6.    Diphtheria
        7.    Infection with HTLV-1 and HTLV-2 Virus
        8.    Herpes Zoster [Varicella]
        9.    Tuberculosis
        10.  Hemmorrhaig Fever Crimen-Congo
        11.  Meningitidis [Meningococcal Infection]
        12.  Measles [Rubella]
        13.  Mumps [Infectious Parotitis]
        14.  Chicken Pox
        15.  Shingles
        16.  Whooping Cough [Pertusis]
        17.  Leptospirosis
        18.  Lassa Fever
        19.  Pneumonic Plague [Yersinis Pestis]
        20.  Rabies
        21.  German Measles [Rubella]
        22.  Leprosy [Hansen’s Disease]
        23.  Ebola-Marburg Virus Infection
        24.  Listeriosis Pneumonie
        25.  Leishmaniasis Visceral [KALA-AZAR]
        26.  SARS

        Ohio Dept of Health admin code section# 3701-3-022 & 3701-248ORC Ryan White Care Program

        AB1127 | Non Compliance | OPIM & BBP | Reg 29 | Regulated Medical Waste

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