Global Safety Principles: Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness 2.0

  • 6 Topics | 34m 1s
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course will provide you with a basic understanding of bloodborne pathogens, common modes of transmission, methods of prevention, and what to do if an exposure occurs. Information presented will help minimize 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. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by New Level Safety, a global professional health and safety services company. 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 bloodborne pathogens
  • identify preventive controls that reduce or eliminate exposure to bloodborne 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

  • Bloodborne Diseases
    6m
  • Disease Transmission
    3m
  • Preventive Controls
    7m
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    5m
  • Decontamination
    5m
  • Incident Procedures
    4m