The primary bloodborne pathogens are:
Other commonly recognized pathogens transmitted by body fluids include:
OSHA has determined employers can minimize or even eliminate occupational bloodborne hazards by developing and enforcing a combination of exposure control strategies which work for all bloodborne diseases. It is not enough for an employer to provide bloodborne pathogens training; they must also have a formal exposure control plan documented and implemented.
Training Is Not Enough; An Employer Must Implement A Formal Exposure Control Plan