Training is required annually for all employees at risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens, which includes anyone who may handle human blood, tissues, primary cell lines, and certain human bodily fluids. This course provides an overview of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) and requirements for compliance, as well as symptoms and modes of transmission of bloodborne diseases.
With a focus on OSHA’s current Bloodborne Pathogens Standard 29 CFR 1910.1030, participants will learn the epidemiology, symptoms, and modes of transmission of bloodborne disease. Compliance with OSHA standards and the requirement for an Exposure Control Plan will also be covered. Participants in this course will:
• Review the related risks, resources, and responsibilities of working with blood and other potentially infectious materials
• Understand Universal Precautions and safety requirements pertaining to bloodborne pathogens
• Be able to implement universal precautions and personal protection controls
• Understand appropriate procedures to follow upon exposure
This course is available online, and can be taken anytime, anywhere.