OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

Cry Wolf Quotes

[The proposed bloodborne pathogen standards are] too expensive, a waste of resources and overkill.

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The California Hospital Association, which represents 467 of the state's hospitals.

[Do we really need] strict regulations or to go in with fines?

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A spokesperson for the American Hospital Association.

They told us in a seminar that OSHA needs money. Where do you think OSHA is going to get money? From fines.

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The manager of a Long Island pediatrics office, who requested to go unnamed.

[Our products are] are safe when used as instructed….Generally, the people who are using our products . . . are really the expert in what the appropriate method is to handle these hypodermic needles and patients and that sort of thing.

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Ronald Jasper spokesperson for Becton Dickinson needle company.