OSHA defines bloodborne pathogens as contaminated waste (blood or fluid containing a pathogen regulated waste) and other potentially infectious material. Hazards include, but are not limited to, exposure to bloodborne diseases such as HIV or Hepatitis B, C and C.
OSHA also recommends taking universal precautions which include simple actions such as frequent hand washing to complex treatments such as vaccinations. OSHA also recommends developing and Exposure Control Plan for the workplace.
Kennedy Restoration has been doing trauma scene and biohazard cleanup including deaths, cat urine, and sewage for several years. The employees that are dedicated to this cleanup have medical backgrounds and are aware of the risks for the homeowners and property managers.