Bloodborne Pathogens (2 hrs) Online
This bloodborne pathogens course is ideal for workers who are expected to make direct or indirect contact with blood and other infectious materials. All such employees are obligated to complete a coursework and certification in bloodborne pathogens – as well as other potentially infectious materials (OPIM).
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has strict rules in effect to help protect the health and safety of everyday workers in various sectors. CHC Training is proud to offer a comprehensive Bloodborne Pathogens Certification course, which teaches workers how to exercise precautions for preventing the transmission of bloodborne pathogens. Students will also learn how to identify risk factors and treatment options if unwarranted contact was made.
The types of employees that need special certification and training in Bloodborne Pathogens include:
• First aid rescuers – including paramedics and EMTs
• Health care professionals – including physicians, dentists, and nurses
• Lab technicians – who handle bodily fluids every workday
• Janitorial staff – responsible for cleaning medically hazardous waste
As per OSHA 1910.1030(g)(2)(i) – Anyone who has occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials such as human body fluids, unfixed tissue or organ from a human, or HIV/HBV-containing culture mediums, needs to be trained on bloodborne pathogens annually. This course satisfies OSHA’s requirement.