This 45 minute course presents fundamental information on guarding against tuberculosis infection in healthcare environments. Upon completing the course, employees should:
- Understand the health risks presented by tuberculosis (TB) today.
- Recognize the special risks of exposure to TB they may encounter as part of their job.
- Understand how their facility's TB prevention and control plan helps reduce these risks.
- Know specific procedures they should follow to prevent the transmission of TB.
1904 - Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses; 1910 Subpart I - Personal protective equipment; 1910.134 - Respiratory protection; 1910 Subpart J - General environmental controls; 1910.145 - Specifications for accident prevention signs and tags