Bloodborne Pathogens in First Response Environments provides essential information while assisting first responder organizations in fulfilling the training requirements contained in the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. Bloodborne diseases continue to pose major health problems. Increasing infection rates for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C are now making them as serious a concern as HIV, the virus which can often lead to AIDS. So it’s more important than ever for employees to understand the hazards of bloodborne pathogens, the policies and practices that can prevent their transmission, and the OSHA regulations that address them.
Topics covered in this program:
Include HIV, Hepatitis and sources of infection, the Exposure Control Plan, biohazard labeling, reducing the risk of exposure, personal protective, equipment, Hepatitis vaccinations, post-exposure procedures and more.