Bloodborne pathogens

Bloodborne pathogens

General title:

Toxic substances: the basic concepts of recognition, evaluation, storage, transportation, and control of physical, chemical, and biological health hazards

The substance(s) assigned for your project:

Bloodborne pathogens

Requirements for project # 1 and presentation format.

  • All assignments in 627 are strictly individual, identical work will not be accepted.
  • There will be penalties for late reports.
  • Presentation will be posted on Blackboard (Discussion Board) for the class review and comments.
  • Presentations should be in PowerPoint (PPT). Overall format including visual effects, font size, margin size, coloring, graphs, charts, figures and etc. should be

(professionally) reasonable.
PPT is expected to include min 35-40 slides.
– Title page should include project title, student(s) name, course title and date.
– Project 1 should include purpose, definitions, requirements, etc, you found MOST IMPORTANT when reviewing regulations and guidelines related to the toxic and/or

flammable substance assigned .
Please give an overview of the requirements and regulations and include all important messages the standards and regulations send to users by your experience /

professional opinion and describe in details into your project PPT presentation (but it doesn’t mean that you should cut and paste from the standards).

There should be at least 5 references cited, not more than one of them can be online source. Use a combination of valid website, journals and books.

If you use other references to do that it will be a big plus.

Max possible points for project 1 = 125 pts (plan= 5pts + PPT= 55 pts + posting PPT on blackboard= 10 pts + Comments = 55 pts)

Due dates

  • Project plan sent to me for review and comments due Jan 11, 2014.

  • PPT presentation sent to me for review and comments due Jan 31, 2014.

• Students have to submit Power Point presentations to the Discussion Board as an attachment/file and everyone could view the project – Feb 4, 2014 (not earlier).

Please send me your PPT before you post on Discussion Board. PPT presentations sent to me after Feb 4, 9 am will not be accepted).
– Students have to review all projects # 1 (posted on Discussion Board by Feb 4, 2014), accumulate your comments in ONE file “627 – YOUR NAME- project 1- PPT –

comments”, and send me ALL comments as attachment (one file).

Please don’t post on Discussion Board your comments, just send to me.

Note: Please when finish your review, send just ONE file when all reviews are completed and comments accumulated in ONE word document.

Deadline for submission all comments is Feb 10, 2014.


  • Code of Federal Regulations 29 CFR, Part 1910 General Industry (OSHA Regulations, Editions 2001-present)
    Subpart Z — Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1910.1030 – Bloodborne pathogens.
o 1910.1030 App A – Hepatitis B Vaccine Declination (Mandatory)

  • Leonard, J. E. and Robinson, G. D., 2009, Managing Hazardous Materials, Institute of Hazardous Materials Management: Rockville, MD.
    ISBN 9780971922518

  • C. Strong and T. Irvin , Emergency Response and Hazardous Chemical Management: Principles and Practices, St. Lucie Press, 1996, ISBN 1-884O15-77-8

  • Sacarello, Hilderglade L.A., The comprehensive handbook of hazardous materials: regulations, handling, monitoring, and safety, Boca Raton: Lewis Publishers, 1994.

  • Woodside, Gayle, Hazardous materials and hazardous waste management: a technical guide, New York: Wiley, 1993.

  • Code of Federal Regulations 40 CFR, Government Printing Office

  • Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene, 3rd, 4th, or 5th Edition; Pierce, J. Thomas; National Safety Council, Chicago, IL. 1989.
    Chapters: “Overview of Industrial Hygiene”, “Industrial toxicology”, “Gases, Vapors, and Solvents”, and other chapters containing Evaluation, Air Sampling, Measuring,

Control, and PPE selection methods.

  • Textbooks and articles on hazardous materials and industrial toxicology.

Notes: Using reference books please include (by scanning) all pictures, photos, tables, etc., within the topics (text) you assigned to use for essay/presentation.