Introduction|Definition of Bloodborne Pathogens|Modes of Transmission|The Exposure Control Plan|Occupational Exposure|Universal Precautions|Barrier Devices|Handling and Disposal of Potentially Infectious Materials|Responding to an Exposure|Conclusion

Course Description

Regardless of the industry in which you work, unexpected encounters with bloodborne pathogens can occur, and bloodborne pathogens transmit viruses such as HIV or hepatitis. This training prepares employees to prevent bloodborne pathogens exposures, and safely deal with an exposure if one occurs. The course discusses how to properly respond to a safety situation or injury where blood is present. The course also differentiates between occupational exposure dangers and universal precautions. Learn how to handle and dispose of potentially infectious materials, which is critical to everyone’s health and safety. This course provides the safety know-how employees need to avoid a bloodborne pathogens exposure.