Blood-borne Pathogen Awareness 2.0 - UK

  • 6 Topics | 25m 59s
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course will provide you with a basic understanding of blood-borne pathogens, common modes of transmission, methods of prevention, and what to do if an exposure occurs. Information presented will help minimise serious health risks to persons who may have personal exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials in the workplace. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. This course was developed with subject matter expert support by DEKRA – Global advisors for safety testing, consulting, inspection, and certification. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • identify the traits and symptoms of hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV
  • identify modes of transmission of blood-borne pathogens
  • identify preventive controls that reduce or eliminate exposure to blood-borne pathogens
  • identify the proper use and handling of personal protective equipment
  • identify proper decontamination procedures for blood and other potentially infectious materials
  • identify procedures to follow if an exposure incident occurs

IN THIS COURSE

  • Blood-borne Diseases
    5m
  • Disease Transmission
    2m
  • Preventative Controls
    6m
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    4m
  • Decontamination
    3m
  • Incident Procedures
    2m

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