BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS TRAINING


BACKGROUND: 
The American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) combined with American Heart Association (AHA) Bloodborne Pathogens program is designed to train employees who have a significant health risk of occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious bodily fluids and materials. This training will help employees satisfy training requirements put forth by the occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

TRAINING OBJECTIVES
By the end of this session, students should understand:
• How to protect themselves from bloodborne pathogens
• How bloodborne pathogens are transmitted
• OSHA’s bloodborne pathogens standard requirements

LENGTH OF CLASS:
• Bloodborne Pathogens – 1-2 hours
• 2 year certification

1. Introduction
• Overview of the program
• Power Point Presentation

2. OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard 29 CFR 1910.1030

3. Specific Bloodborne Pathogens:

• Hepatitis B Virus

• Hepatitis C Virus

• Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

4. Topics covered:
Transmitting Bloodborne Pathogens 
Your Employer’s Exposure Control Plan
Recognizing the Potential for Exposure
Methods to Control Occupational Risk
Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Hepatitis B Immunization
When an Exposure Occurs
Housekeeping
Communicating a Hazard in the Workplace

Wrap-Up
• Ask for final questions.
• Make-sure everyone signed in.


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