Exposure Control Plan
NOTICE on BLOODBORNE PATHOGEN
Dental Health Care Workers are exposed to bloodborne pathogens when treating patients. Patients may also be exposed to pathogens during dental hygiene procedures. The TCDH program follows OSHA/CDC requirements for cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilizing equipment and work spaces including wearing personal protective equipment during treatment procedures.
Engineering controls for bloodborne pathogens are written and can be found in the Exposure Control-SOP Manual.