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Bloodborne Pathogens

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course the learner will be able to:

  1. List the three primary bloodborne pathogens covered in the OSHA standards.
  2. Discuss Universal Precautions.
  3. Be able to utilize protective equipment to protect themselves from bloodborne pathogens.
  4. Discuss the OSHA standards for bloodborne pathogens.
  1. Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens
  2. MODES OF TRANSMISSION
  3. HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV)
  4. HEPATITIS B (HBV)
  5. HEPATITIS C (HCV)
  6. THE ROLE OF OSHA 
  7. Exposure Control Plan
  8. Procedures to follow if there is an exposure
  9. Identifying Dangerous Tasks
  10. At-Risk Personnel
  11. Educating At-Risk Personnel
  12. Minimizing Exposure
  13. Universal Precautions   
  14. Engineering and work practice controls
  15. Personal protective equipment
  16. Housekeeping issues
  17. Hepatitis B vaccine
  18. Exposure-response
  19. Do’s and Do Not’s Checklist
  20. HAZARD RECOGNITION
  21. PPE, WORK PRACTICES AND ENGINEERING CONTROLS
  22.  Biomedical Waste
  23. SUMMARY OF THE OSHA BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS STANDARD
  24. WHAT ACTIONS LED TO OSHA’s BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS STANDARD AND THE NEEDLESTICK SAFETY AND PREVENTION ACT?
  25. WHO IS COVERED?
  26. WHAT DOES THE STANDARD REQUIRE?
  27. ARE THERE OTHER LAWS TO PREVENT NEEDLESTICKS?
  28. SHARPS INJURY PREVENTION STRATEGY
Course Content
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