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BBP for Healthcare Workers

Learning Objectives

  • Explain how bloodborne pathogens are transmitted and the risks they present
  • Identify techniques that you and your employer can use to prevent exposures to bloodborne pathogens
  • List the actions you should take if you suspect you may have been exposed to a bloodborne pathogen

Available in English

20 minutes

Mobile Ready

In this lesson, you will learn how to minimize your exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

Course Outline
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Overview
  • Preventing Exposure
  • Responding to a Potential Exposure
Regulations
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances – 1910.1030 Bloodborne Pathogens
  • OSHA Compliance Directive (CPL) 02-02-069 - Enforcement Procedures for the Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
  • OSHA Fact Sheet Jan 2011- OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
  • OSHA Standard Interpretations for 1910.1030 – Bloodborne Pathogens
  • The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Bloodborne Infectious Diseases: HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C
  • OSHA Safety and Health Topics, Bloodborne Pathogens, Worker Protections Against Bloodborne Pathogens