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HBP and HIV Exposure (Policy FP-06)

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Effective Date

Fall 1992

Last Revision Date


Responsible Party

School of Nursing faculty and administration.

Scope and Audience

All School of Nursing faculty.

Additional Authority

BSU: Campus Operations

1. Policy Purpose

Management of parental/mucous membrane and non-intact skin exposure to blood or body fluids.

2. Policy Statement

If a faculty member has an exposure to blood or body fluids while performing the duties of a Boise State University faculty member, she/he should do the following:

  1. Report exposure to Infection Control/Employee Health and follow needle- stick/exposure policy of the clinical facility.
  2. Immediately report exposure to Program Director in writing.
  3. The Program Director will fill out the electronic form from Human Resources for Workman’s Compensation.
  4. Receive appropriate baseline testing, counseling, and treatment at site designated for workers compensation injury care. Confer with University Workers Compensation campus office for advice on filing a claim. Arrange for follow-up care and treatment through Workers Compensation office.
  5. Confer with Program Director/clinical coordinator whenever necessary to discuss treatment or follow-up issues.
  6. Refer to EAP as appropriate.
  7. Agency policy: as pertinent

Related Information

Boise State University Hazardous Waste Management Manual

Boise State University Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) Exposure Control Master Plan

OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1030; available at OSHA’s home page

Last Review Date


Revision History

Fall 1992, Fall 2000, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2011, Spring 2013, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Summer 2017, June 2020, 4/1/2022