How to Properly Control Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens

This 3 minutes safety training video covers: How to properly decontaminate materials exposed to bloodborne pathogens, what are the different methods of decontamination, what are the importance of protective coverings on equipment, what are the rules govern in handling other regulated waste, how to properly disposed contaminated materials, what are the danger of contaminated laundries, what are the use of labeled or color-coded bags, what things are prohibited at work where an exposure may occur. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 28 minutes full length version.

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Atlantic Training's Bloodborne Pathogens in Healthcare Facilities Training DVD program incorporating the latest medial language and needlestick guidelines... have been specifically created to assist facilities in fulfilling the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard's (29 CFR Part 1910.1030) training requirements. Topics covered in these products include:

Bloodborne Pathogens in Healthcare Facilities Training DVD Covers:

  • How to Properly Control Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Epidemiology and symptoms of bloodborne diseases.
  • Modes by which bloodborne disease is transmitted.
  • The Exposure Control Plan.
  • Recognition of exposure situations.
  • Practices to prevent exposure.
  • HBV vaccination.
  • Emergency procedures.
  • Signs and labels.
  • Selection and use of personal protective equipment.
  • ...and more.
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Video Transcript

Do not let contaminated patient’s equipment contaminate you or items in the environment. After use, equipment should properly discarded or cleaned before using on another patient. Clean all bloods and fluid spills promptly according to your facility’s policy. Wear gloves and use care when handling contaminated laundry, place an appropriate containers in the area of used. Trash may contain sharps or other infectious materials, so do not push it down your hands or feet. Instead, gently shake down waste and carry waste bag by the top away from your body. Disposed of regulated medical waste according to your state regulation see your exposure control plan. Remember fluorescent orange red labels, red bags in containers and warning signs are there to warn you the contents contain blood or OPIM.

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How to Properly Control Bloodborne Pathogens addresses how to report suspicious activity as well as how to respond in an ASI by determining when it's best to run, hide or fight. The course will conclude by mapping out what to expect and how to respond when law enforcement arrives at the scene. Topics covered in these products include: