Bloodborne Pathogens


35.00 per person manual included

  • Course Length: In person
  • Time: Allow approximately 60-90 minutes to complete the course
  • Regulations covered: OSHA’s Bloodborne pathogen
  • Formats: In person
  • Language: Available in English
  • Intended Audience: Anyone who could be exposed to bloodborne pathogens, and is required to be trained for employment. Those who complete the training receive a Bloodborne Pathogens Course Training certification valid for one year. This course is based on an American Heart Curriculum.

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Course Description: This course is designed for those who are at risk for on-the-job exposure to blood and other bodily fluids in the workplace. The course teaches staff how bloodborne pathogens are spread, how to avoid exposure and what to do if exposed to infectious material. Bloodborne pathogens are bacteria and viruses that live in blood and other bodily fluids which include things like Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV, malaria, and a host of other pathogens including the Ebola virus and COVID-19.

Objectives:

Bloodborne Pathogens: Safety in the Workplace covers the following topics:

Bloodborne Pathogen Course Basics

  • Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Transferring Pathogens
  • Who is at Risk?

Protect Yourself from Bloodborne Pathogens

  • Emergency Number
  • Preventive Measures
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Universal Precautions
  • Control Measures
  • Engineering and Work Practice Controls
  • PPE
  • Housekeeping
  • Waste Disposal and Laundry
  • Signs, Labels, and Colors

Exposure & Decontamination

  • Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Reporting Exposures
  • The Decontamination Process
  • Disposing of Biohazard Materials
  • Post-Exposure Requirements
  • Employee Rights

After completing this Bloodborne Pathogen Course training program, learners will be able to:

  • Explain what bloodborne pathogens are and how they are spread
  • Identify the Universal Precautions
  • Identify preventive and control measures to take to help protect against exposure to harmful bloodborne pathogens
  • List the activities to avoid when biohazard materials are present to minimize the chance of spreading infection and exposing others
  • Discuss how to respond to emergencies involving bloodborne pathogens
  • Recognize what to do in the event that exposure to bloodborne pathogens occurs