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Bloodborne Pathogens Training


What You Will Learn

  1. Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens
  2. Bloodborne Pathogen Regulations and Standards
  3. Infection Control Practices
  4. Safe Work Practices
  5. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  6. Hepatitis B Vaccination and Post-Exposure Procedures
  7. Emergency Response and First Aid
  8. Communication and Training
  9. Recordkeeping and Documentation
  10. Risk Assessment and Control Measures

Bloodborne Pathogens Training

  1. Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens:
    • Understand what bloodborne pathogens are and the potential risks associated with exposure.
    • Identify common bloodborne pathogens, including HIV, HBV, and HCV.
    • Comprehend the modes of transmission and the importance of infection control measures.
  2. Bloodborne Pathogen Regulations and Standards:
    • Familiarize yourself with relevant regulations and standards, such as the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) issued by OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration).
    • Understand the responsibilities of employers and employees in preventing and managing bloodborne pathogen exposures.
    • Learn about the importance of written exposure control plans and employee training requirements.
  3. Infection Control Practices:
    • Learn and apply standard precautions, including hand hygiene, personal protective equipment (PPE) usage, and safe handling of contaminated materials.
    • Understand the principles of engineering controls, such as sharps disposal containers and biohazard labels.
    • Practice proper techniques for cleaning and decontamination of surfaces and equipment.
  4. Safe Work Practices:
    • Identify tasks and job positions that may involve potential exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
    • Develop strategies for minimizing exposure risk, such as safe needle handling and sharps injury prevention.
    • Learn proper procedures for handling and disposing of biohazardous waste.
  5. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):
    • Understand the types of PPE required for different tasks involving potential exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
    • Learn how to properly select, use, and dispose of PPE.
    • Comprehend the limitations and maintenance requirements of PPE.
  6. Hepatitis B Vaccination and Post-Exposure Procedures:
    • Understand the importance of hepatitis B vaccination for at-risk employees.
    • Learn the procedures to follow in the event of a bloodborne pathogen exposure incident.
    • Familiarize yourself with post-exposure evaluation and follow-up requirements.
  7. Emergency Response and First Aid:
    • Recognize the potential for bloodborne pathogen exposure during emergency response situations.
    • Learn appropriate first aid measures to minimize the risk of transmission.
    • Understand the importance of prompt reporting and documentation of exposure incidents.
  8. Communication and Training:
    • Learn effective communication strategies for discussing bloodborne pathogen risks with coworkers, supervisors, and healthcare professionals.
    • Understand the importance of ongoing training and updates on bloodborne pathogen risks, prevention strategies, and regulatory changes.
    • Encourage a culture of awareness, responsibility, and collaboration in preventing bloodborne pathogen exposures.
  9. Recordkeeping and Documentation:
    • Understand the recordkeeping requirements related to bloodborne pathogens, including training records, exposure incidents, and medical records.
    • Comply with the procedures for maintaining confidentiality of employee medical records.
    • Learn how to access and utilize relevant resources and references for further information and support.
  10. Risk Assessment and Control Measures:
    • Develop skills for assessing workplace risks related to bloodborne pathogens and implementing appropriate control measures.
    • Identify potential exposure sources, routes, and individuals at risk.
    • Implement strategies to minimize or eliminate bloodborne pathogen exposures in the workplace.

Cost Per Person

$150 per person

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