Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-1.11
Needlestick Safety And Injury Prevention Act

SECTION 23-1.11-7

§ 23-1.11-7. Employer requirement.

Every employer is required to: (1) document annually in the exposure control plan consideration and implementation of appropriate commercially available and safer medical devices designed to eliminate or minimize occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens; (2) solicit input from nonmanagerial employees responsible for direct patient care who are potentially exposed to injuries from contaminated sharps in the identification, evaluation, and selection of effective work practice controls and shall document the solicitation in the exposure control plan.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2001, ch. 372, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 382, § 1.)