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Bloodborne Pathogens Safety Training Course Educates Personnel on How to Reduce Exposure to Infectious Materials

TargetSolutions’ Bloodborne Pathogens Safety training course helps personnel mitigate risks of exposure to potentially infectious materials and implement protection strategies.

Bloodborne Pathogens Safety is by far one of TargetSolutions’ most highly completed course across all industries with more than 64,000-course completions in 2017. Due to the serious threats of exposure to potentially infectious materials, this course is highly recommended for all workplaces where personnel may encounter these risks.

Including more than 20 infectious agents, some of the highest concerns for current occupational settings are the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), and hepatitis C virus (HCV).

TargetSolutions’ Bloodborne Pathogens Safety training course complies with OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) standard to reduce the health risks to workers whose duties involve exposure to blood or other hazardous materials. Additionally, the course incorporates the 2001 OSHA revisions to the standard that were made in compliance with the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act.

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Top 7 Workplace Safety Hazards and How to Avoid Them

June is National Safety Month, so TargetSolutions has put together some of the most common workplace safety concerns and prevention methods.

The U.S. Department of Labor reports that in 2016, an average of 14 workers were killed while on the job each day. Many more were seriously injured. While no one wants to see their employees get injured, it can also cost agencies money and penalties.

Most workplace accidents and injuries are preventable if you follow some sensible precautions and conform to OSHA compliance training standards. Here are some of the most common workplace safety concerns of which you should always be aware.

7 Most Common Workplace Safety Concerns

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TargetSolutions Updates Sexual Harassment Training to Comply with California’s Senate Bill 396

Sexual harassment not only causes a hostile work environment, but the United States Department of Labor estimates it costs organizations around $1 billion in damages each year.

In 2017, the state of California passed a new Senate Bill (SB 396), which requires organizations with 50 or more employees to provide training on harassment based on gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation. This new law is an addition to AB 1825 that requires mandatory sexual harassment training for supervisors who work for companies with at least 50 employees.

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