Infectious microorganisms found in human blood are called bloodborne pathogens. Workers from a wide-ranging job types can be exposed to these microorganism leading to grave health problems. In order to protect from and sensitize employees and employers about these health hazards, OSHA has outlined safety precautions in the form of bloodborne pathogens standard 29 CFR 1910.1030. OSHA also developed employer requirements of providing safe and effective medical devices.
To diminish the amount of occupational exposure to HIV, Hepatitis B and C, and other infectious diseases carried by blood, workers must be equipped with knowledge and information obligatory to guarantee that they stay safe in workstations where such hazards occur. This course is developed from OSHAs bloodborne pathogens standard 29 CFR 1910.1030 to provide students necessary training related to the matter.
training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.
training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.
HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.
The course is created for those workers who are vulnerable to blood or other probable infectious
materials. These may include but not limited to personnel in the
a) health care
d) law enforcement
f) emergency response fields, etc
At the completion of this training, students will be able to:
Scope & Application
Introduction to Infectious Material
Exposure Control Plan
Exposure & Evaluation
Information on Hepatitis B Vaccinations
All modules are followed by quizzes, which are obligatory to pass to proceed forward in the course.
A period of six months from original registration will be given to students to complete Bloodborne Pathogens 29 CFR 1910.1030 course. A student’s account will be expired after this period. A re-registration with complete subscription fee is essential to benefit from the course again.