Exposure to bloodborne diseases is a major concern for employees whose jobs require them to deal with the public on a frequent basis. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to limit the exposure of personnel to bloodborne pathogens in the workplace.
This course will inform employees about bloodborne pathogens, how to prevent exposure to bloodborne pathogens, and procedures to follow in the event of a bloodborne pathogen exposure. The course also includes company-specific bloodborne pathogens policies and procedures.
Seat Time: 30 minutes
At the end of this course, the learner will be able to:
- Explain the OSHA standard when dealing with bloodborne pathogens
- Explain the use and limitations of methods that will prevent or reduce exposure
- Explain exposure and post-exposure incident procedures
- Describe common bloodborne diseases, their symptoms, and how they are transmitted
- Explain the procedures for cleaning up infectious material
- Explain company policies and procedures related to bloodborne pathogens
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