Bloodborne Pathogens: Safety In The Workplace

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.

BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS: SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW

Bloodborne pathogens are bacteria and viruses that live in blood and other bodily fluids, (which include things like Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV, malaria, and a host of other pathogens including the Ebola* virus.) This course is designed to help learners keep themselves, their coworkers, their friends, and their family safe from exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

Specifically, it will help learners understand the basics of bloodborne pathogens, how to protect themselves, and what to do in the event of an exposure, including the decontamination process.

BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS: SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE ONLINE COURSE TOPICS

  • Bloodborne Pathogen Basics
  • Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Transferring Pathogens
  • Who is at Risk?
  • Protect Yourself
  • Emergency Number
  • Preventive Measures
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Universal Precautions
  • Control Measures
  • Engineering and Work Practice Controls
  • PPE
  • Housekeeping
  • Waste Disposal and Laundry
  • Signs, Labels, and Colors

Duration

Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 45 minutes.

Testing

Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.

Certificate

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.

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