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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

This lesson will familiarize you with the steps you can take to minimize your risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens in the workplace.

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