ASHI® Bloodborne Pathogens

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This training program teaches employees with occupational exposure to potentially infectious materials important information about avoiding accidental exposure and managing an accidental exposure if one occurs. (CFR 1920.1030 & CAL-OSHA Title 8 §5194).

Certification: 1 year

Instructional Time: 2 hours

(1 hour for re-certification)

Intended Audience

Any individual or employee who has a reasonable anticipation of contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials as a result of performing their designated job duties.

Course Topics

  • Intro to bloodborne pathogens and the process of infection
  • Specific bloodborne pathogens (HIV, Hepatitis B and C)
  • Your employer’s exposure control plan
  • Recognizing the potential for exposure
  • Methods to control exposure
  • Use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • What to do if an exposure occurs
  • Communicating a hazard in the workplace

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