This 45 minute course presents fundamental information on guarding against exposure to bloodborne pathogens in first response environments. Upon completing the course, employees should:
- Understand the health hazards presented by bloodborne pathogens, including the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.
- Know specific procedures and equipment that they should use to protect themselves and others from exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
- Understand the policies and procedures that first responder groups should follow to control exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances., 1910.1030 - Bloodborne pathogens.