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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
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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