1. K-State home
  2. »Environmental Health and Safety
  3. »Lab Safety Manual
  4. »Bloodborne Pathogens

Lab Safety Manual

Environmental Health and Safety
108 Edwards Hall
1810 Kerr Dr.
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5856
785-532-1981 fax
safety@k-state.edu

Bloodborne Pathogens

Human blood, body fluids or tissues and human cell lines must be treated as biohazardous agents to prevent the transmission of human pathogens such as Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), ARC (AIDS-related complex) syndrome, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C to laboratory personnel. All faculty, staff and students working with human blood, body fluids or tissues, or with human cell lines must comply with the Bloodborne Pathogen Program (BBP). The BBP policy is available at: Bloodborne Pathogen Program.