Bloodborne Pathogen

Course Overview

Worldwide, workers in health care related fields are at risk of exposure to Bloodborne pathogens, such as the HIV virus and hepatitis B virus. Designed to meet the current OSHA training requirements, Bloodborne Pathogens was created for students and employees who have potential for occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials, and even has supplemental information on airborne pathogens such as tuberculosis.

Objectives:

Per OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030), the purpose of this course is to ensure awareness and promote safety among employees who may be exposed to Bloodborne pathogens. The objective is to ensure that persons operate in the safest possible manner in situations where contact with potentially infectious materials is likely.

Who should take this course?

With increase of the likelihood of transmission of Bloodborne diseases in today’s workplace many positions that would have never given a thought to taking this type of training are now required. Bloodborne Pathogens training is required for employees such as housekeepers, lab tech, nurses, physicians, maintenance personnel or any other employee who may come in contact with infections materials, blood or Bloodborne diseases.
At the conclusion of this module, students will:

  • Understand Bloodborne pathogens and how they are spread
  • Learn the importance of the Exposure Control Plan
  • Incorporate the knowledge of what to do in case of accidental exposure
  • Use appropriate safety methods and work practice controls
  • Recognize signs and labels that are used to alert personnel of danger involving infectious material

About This Course

Course IDBloodborne Pathogen
StandardE.C.S.I
Duration4.5 hrs
Pre-requisiteNone
Cost (TTD)$600.00

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