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Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness

This course will provide you with a basic understanding of bloodborne pathogens, common modes of transmission, methods of prevention, and what to do if an exposure occurs. You'll learn how to identify bloodborne pathogens and symptoms of bloodborne diseases, identify modes of transition of bloodborne pathogens, recognize the proper use and handling of personal protective equipment, identify measures to be taken when the skin or eyes are exposed to infectious material, and specify the components of an Exposure Control Plan. Course material was developed with subject matter support from EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.