Bloodborne Pathogens awareness program includes information that will help students understand what bloodborne pathogens are and how risks of exposure can be reduced for themselves and others.
Who should take this course?
Any employee who has a reasonable anticipation of contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials as a result of performing designated job duties, including but not limited to:
Healthcare workers, Public safety personnel, Housekeeping and custodial workers, Educational and correctional workers, designated first aid providers
Bloodborne Pathogens and Other Potentially Infectious Materials
Safety and Prevention in the Workplace
Exposure Incidents and Follow Up
“Both blood and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM) may contain bloodborne pathogens. Bloodborne pathogens are bacteria and viruses present
in the blood and body fluids of an infected person that can cause disease to others. The following tables contain essential information about bloodborne pathogens and OPIM”