NYU's Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) Exposure Control Program applies to all NYU employees, or individuals, such as NYU students or volunteers, who perform functions of employees, who could potentially be expected to come into contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM) including, but not limited to, unfixed human tissues, blood and tissues of experimental animals, saliva in dental procedures, or regulated medical waste.

NYU's BBP Exposure Control Program was developed to address and mitigate any potential exposure and provides details about the types of pathogens that can be transmitted in blood and the precautions that should be taken to prevent exposure. The program also details the actions that should and will be taken in the event of an exposure.

As required by the Exposure Control Program, NYU conducts Bloodborne Pathogens Training annually for those covered by the program.