Bloodborne & Airborne Pathogens
Safety when dealing with exposure to bloodborne or airborne pathogens is paramount in keeping your employees healthy. In this course, you will learn to identify bloodborne and airborne pathogen hazards, describe exposure controls, and list actions to take if an exposure incident occurs.
This course bundle includes the following bite-sized, mobile-ready courses:
Bloodborne Pathogens: You Need to Know
Define bloodborne pathogens and describe occupational exposure for bloodborne disease.
Bloodborne Diseases: HBV, HCV, HIV
Describe the characteristics and hazards of three major bloodborne diseases: HBV, HCV, HIV.
Airborne Pathogens: You Need to Know
Define airborne pathogens, explain how airborne diseases are transmitted in the workplace, list practices to help prevent the spread of airborne disease at work.
Airborne Pathogens: TB and Flu
Describe the characteristics and hazards of two major airborne diseases: TB & Flu.
Exposure Control Plan
Describe exposure controls to protect against bloodborne and airborne pathogens.
Work Practices to Control Pathogen Exposure
List precautions to take when cleaning and decontaminating materials which may be infected with blood or OPIM, describe best practices for disposing of biohazards, and explain precautions for workers trained and authorized to provide first aid.
Pathogen Exposure Incident Response
Explain actions to take if an exposure incident occurs and list employer responsibilities following an exposure incident.