Q&A: Why the mulligan for the hepatitis B vaccination?

OSHA Healthcare Connection, September 7, 2010

Q: What is the reason for having to re-administer the hepatitis B vaccination when a worker fails to respond to the first three-shot series?

A: The OSHA bloodborne pathogens standard, 1910.1030(f)(1)(ii)(D), requires a second attempt because of U.S. Public Health Service guidelines.

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