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OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens II

Course Details:
Category: OSHA Compliance Duration:
45 minutes
Target Audience: All healthcare employees
Course Overview: Approximately 5.6 million workers in health care and other facilities are at risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), and hepatitis C virus (HCV). OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens standard prescribes safeguards to protect workers against the health hazards from exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials and to reduce their risk from this exposure. All providers and health care employees need to complete annual OSHA training, including bloodborne pathogens training.

Training Includes:

  • Common Exposure Risks

  • Developing an Exposure Control Plan

  • At-Risk of Exposure Employees

    • Identifying

    • Training

  • Reducing Risks of Exposure

  • Risk Exposures Determination

  • Hepatitis VIrus'

    • Vaccination Information

    • Epidemiology

    • Symptoms

    • Modes of Transmission

  • Immunization Programs

  • Universal/Standard Precautions

  • Engineering Controls

  • Workplace Controls

  • Personal Protective Measures

  • Housekeeping Policy and Procedures

  • Disinfection and Sterilization Procedures

  • Handling and Transporting Infected Equipment

  • Biohazard Label and Signs

  • Evaluation and Use of Safety Engineered Devices

  • Post Exposure Evaluation, Follow-Up, and Prophylaxis

  • Steps to Take in Case of Exposure