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Bloodborne Pathogens: Safety In The Workplace - Online Training

Course Overview

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Overview: Bloodborne pathogens are bacteria and viruses that live in blood and other bodily fluids, (which include things like Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV, malaria, and a host of other pathogens including the Ebola* virus.) This course is designed to help learners keep themselves, their coworkers, their friends, and their family safe from exposure to bloodborne pathogens. Specifically, it will help learners understand the basics of bloodborne pathogens, how to protect themselves, and what to do in the event of an exposure, including the decontamination process.

(* for more information regarding the Ebola virus, visit http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/index.html)

After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain what bloodborne pathogens are and how they are spread
  • Identify the Universal Precautions
  • Identify preventive and control measures to take to help protect against exposure to harmful bloodborne pathogens
  • List the activities to avoid when biohazard materials are present to minimize the chance of spreading infection and exposing others
  • Discuss how to respond to emergencies involving bloodborne pathogens
  • Recognize what to do in the event that exposure to bloodborne pathogens occurs

Outline:

Bloodborne Pathogens: Safety in the Workplace from J. J. Keller covers the following topics:

Bloodborne Pathogen Basics

  • Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Transferring Pathogens
  • Who is at Risk?

Protect Yourself

  • Emergency Number
  • Preventive Measures

o    Hepatitis B Vaccine

o    Universal Precautions

  • Control Measures

o    Engineering and Work Practice Controls

o    PPE

o    Housekeeping

o    Waste Disposal and Laundry

o    Signs, Labels, and Colors

Exposure & Decontamination

  • Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Reporting Exposures
  • The Decontamination Process
  • Disposing of Biohazard Materials
  • Post-Exposure Requirements
  • Employee Rights

Note: You will receive login information for your Interactive Online Training order within 24 hours, Monday - Thursday. Orders placed on Friday after 1:00 PM Central will be processed on the next business day.

To ensure full course functionality, your computer will need to meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • Windows XP operating system, or later
  • 128 MB of RAM
  • Speakers or headphones
  • Video card and monitor capable of a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 and higher for PC / Mozilla Firefox 3.6 and higher for PC / Google Chrome 17 and higher for PC. If using a Mac desktop or laptop, Safari, Chrome and Firefox typically work, however it is advised you install the latest version of Flash. We do NOT support iPad/iPhone/Android-based tablets and devices at this time.
    • Pop-up blockers must be disabled
    • JavaScript must be enabled
    • Flash Player 10, however the latest version is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
    • Cookies must be allowed
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 or higher
  • Broadband or company-provided Internet connection

After completing this course, employees will be able to:

  • Protect themselves against exposure to harmful blood borne pathogens
  • Understand what to do in the event that exposure occurs

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