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.
Bloodborne Pathogens Safety explains the requirements for complying with OSHA’s BBP standard and provides practical information on the various diseases and protection strategies associated with bloodborne pathogens. Such strategies to minimize risk include utilizing personal protective equipment (PPE), disinfection, vaccination and proper labeling and training. Post-exposure medical care and responsibilities are also addressed in this course.
Throughout the course, learners are engaged with interactive activities and frequent in-course quizzes. Through these interactions, individuals are more likely to retain crucial information for the end-of-course exam and maintain a safer work environment.
Bloodborne Pathogens Safety is available online and accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Over the course of these 20 learning modules and 10-question final exam, users will be able to accomplish the following:
- Understand what bloodborne pathogens are and how they are spread
- Enforce OSHA’s requirements for protecting workers from infection
- Understand how to minimize exposure incidents
- Know what to do after an exposure incident
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