Environmental, Health and Safety Services

Blood Borne Pathogens Recordkeeping

Environmental Health & Safety Services division shall maintain records on each Virginia Tech employee with occupational exposure. Records will be maintained for the duration of the individual's employment at Virginia Tech, plus 30 years.

Employee written consent shall be necessary prior to release of any information therein. However, records will be made available to representatives of OSHA, the U.S. Department of Labor and Industry upon inspection request.

Information maintained by EHSS includes:

    1. Name of employee
    2. Social Security Number of employee
    3. A copy of the employee's Hepatitis records, including:
      • Vaccination Records
      • Titer Results (if available)
      • Declination Forms
      • Attachments to Declination Forms
    4. Exposure Incident Report and Physician's Written Opinion forms, if applicable
    5. Copies of evaluation and testing results associated with an exposure incident
    6. Training records