OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens for Healthcare Workers – 2 Hours

$15.00

Description

If you work in healthcare or laboratory settings where you may come into contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIMs), it is important that you know how to protect yourself. Bloodborne Pathogens Training is a mandatory program required by OSHA for anyone who is “reasonably anticipated” to have contact with blood or OPIMs while performing their job duties.

The following occupations are considered to be at a high risk for BBPs.

Healthcare & Laboratory Workers: Employees trained to provide first aid/CPR, Doctors, Dentists, Nurses, Dental and other Healthcare aides, Researchers, Laboratory Technicians, Home Health Workers, Phlebotomists, Housekeepers, and Janitors.

School and daycare Center Personnel include a school Nurse, First Responders/CPR trained, Secretaries/Office Staff (if they perform first aid), Special Education Staff, Physical Education Staff, Coaches and Personal Trainers, Playground Supervisors, Custodial Staff, Bus Drivers, and Preschool Staff.

Others: The general workplace, Plumbers and Electricians, Doulas and professionals in Placenta Encapsulation, and Nail and spa Professionals.

OSHA bloodborne pathogens training for Healthcare & Laboratory Workers (standard 29 CFR 1910.1030) to meet the following objectives.

  • How do you access a copy of the regulatory standard and an explanation of its contents?
  • Have a general understanding of the epidemiology and symptoms of bloodborne diseases.
  • Be able to relate the modes of transmission of bloodborne pathogens.
  • Be familiar with the company’s ECP and know how to acquire a copy of the written plan.
  • Identify/recognize tasks and other activities that may involve exposure to blood and OPIMs.
  • Understand the use and limitations of methods that will prevent or reduce exposure including appropriate engineering controls, work practices, and personal protective equipment.
  • Identify the types, proper use, location, removal, handling decontamination, and disposal of PPE.
  • Select the appropriate PPE for assigned activities.
  • Hepatitis B vaccine: Efficacy, safety, method of administration, and the benefits of being vaccinated. The vaccine will be offered free of charge.
  • Steps to take and persons to contact in an emergency involving human blood or OPIMs.
  • Procedure to follow if an exposure incident occurs, including the reporting method and the medical follow-up that will be made available.
  • Post-exposure evaluation and follow-up are what the employer is required to provide to the employee following an exposure incident.
  • Identify the signs and labels and/or color coding required by this rule.

 

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