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OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens I

Course Details:
Category: OSHA Compliance Duration:
45 minutes
Target Audience: Any Employee that may come in contact with bloodborne pathogens or any OPIM.
Course Overview: Pursuant to federal law all providers and health care employees need to complete annual OSHA training, including bloodborne pathogens training. OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard requires practices to, develop a written Exposure Control Plan, establish training programs to alert employees to the dangers of bloodborne pathogens, and the required recordkeeping.

Training Includes:

  • Bloodborne Pathogen Standard

  • Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan

    • Identifying at Risk Employees

    • Training Employees on Protection Measures

    • How to Reduce Exposure Risks

    • Documentation in Case of Exposure

  • Biohazard Label and Signs

  • Exposure Risks to Bloodborne Pathogens

  • Steps for Exposure Incidents and Follow-Up

  • Identifying, Assessing, and Use ofPersonal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Guidelines for Selecting the Appropriate PPE

    • Gloves

    • Masks

    • Eye Protection

    • Barrier Garments

    • Gowns

  • BioSafety Levels and Cabinet (BSC)

  • Universal Precautions

  • Workplace Practice Controls

  • Engineering Controls

  • Hepatitis B Virus and Vaccination Information

  • Hepatitis C Virus

  • Immunization Program

  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

  • Proper Housekeeping and Laundry Procedures

  • Handling and Transporting Infected Equipment

  • Disinfection, Sterilization, and Autoclave Procedures