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The osha compliance directive cpl 2 269 enforcement

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Unformatted text preview: tent of the agency to strengthen the standard through their regulatory agenda, leaders in worker health and safety, such as ANA, chose to amend the rules with sweeping legislative improvements. The OSHA Compliance Directive (CPL 2-2.69): Enforcement Procedures for the Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens OSHA issued an instruction that established policies and provides clarifications to ensure uniform enforcement of the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (OSHA, 2001). The compliance directive is essential informational for employers and employees to better understand how the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens standard and the Federal Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act of 2000 are interpreted. The directive is also used by compliance officers when conducting workplace visits. Inspections can be either programmed, or non-programmed. When inspections occur, the exposure control plan is 18 reviewed and employees will be interviewed to assess employer compliance with the standard. The compliance directive strongly reinforced those additional areas of emphasis resulting from passage of the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act. The critical role of nonmana...
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