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Bloodborne Pathogens Training

OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) requires employers to safeguard employees who face potential occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials. The National Safety Council's revised Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens course helps reduce these risks by focusing on how to protect your employees from bloodborne and airborne pathogens and what to do if an exposure occurs.

What you'll learn
  • Introduction to bloodborne pathogens, including hepatitis viruses and HIV
  • Preventing infection from bloodborne pathogens
  • Airborne pathogens, including tuberculosis
  • Influenza and potential influenza pandemic
This revised course includes updated information Hepatitis B and C, HIV, on airborne pathogens, the Needle Stick Safety and Prevention Act, TB testing, and influenza. The course also has an expanded section on recordkeeping and exposure control plans. Attendees will receive the Student Workbook, which includes NSC's nationally recognized course completion card.

Who would benefit
  • Anyone who may come in contact with blood or potentially infectious materials
Course Fee:
Members: $50.00 plus tax
Nonmembers: $65.00 plus tax

Instructor: Rod Auckerman
Length: Half day

Already offered this term; next scheduled offering to be announced.

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