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OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens I

Course Details:

  • Category: OSHA Compliance
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Target Audience: Any Employee that may encounter 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 of Personal 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