Implementation of Section 2695 (42 U.S.C. 300ff-131) Public Law 111-87: Infectious Diseases and Circumstances Relevant to Notification Requirements: Definition of Emergency Response Employee

October 2018
NIOSH Docket Number 321, CDC-2018-0094

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is adding a definition of the term “emergency response employees” to the definitions section of the document entitled “Implementation of Section 2695 (42 U.S.C. 300ff-131) Public Law 111-87: Infectious Diseases and Circumstances Relevant to Notification Requirements,” which contains a list of potentially life-threatening infectious diseases to which emergency response employees may be exposed and companion guidelines published by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), pursuant to the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009.

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