Bloodborne Pathogens Awareness (2-Hour Course)
November 17, 2023
Oklahoma Safety Council
This course covers the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard – 29 CFR 1910.1030 – Subpart P, which requires the employer to each employee with occupational exposure in accordance with the requirements of this section. Such training must be provided at no cost to the employee and during working hours.
This training session will cover:
- A general explanation of the epidemiology and symptoms of bloodborne diseases
- An explanation of the modes of transmission of bloodborne pathogens
- An explanation of the appropriate methods for recognizing tasks and other activities that may involve exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials
- An explanation of the use and limitations of methods that will prevent or reduce exposure including appropriate engineering controls, work practices, and personal protective equipment
- Information on the types, proper use, location, removal, handling, decontamination and disposal of personal protective equipment
- An explanation of the basis for selection of personal protective equipment
- Information on the hepatitis B vaccine, including information on its efficacy, safety, method of administration, the benefits of being vaccinated, and that the vaccine and vaccination must be offered free of charge to the employee, where required
- Information on the hepatitis B vaccine, including information on its efficacy, safety, method of administration, the benefits of being vaccinated, and that the vaccine and vaccination will be offered free of charge
- An opportunity for interactive questions and answers with the person conducting the training session
Note: The employer is still required to provide site-specific training on their own in-house bloodborne pathogens program, including but not limited to:
- An explanation of the employer’s exposure control plan and the means by which the employee can obtain a copy of the written plan,
- Provide access to a copy of the regulatory text of this standard and the explanation of its contents,
- Information on the appropriate actions to take and persons to contact in an emergency involving blood or other potentially infectious materials, along with
- An explanation of the procedure to follow if an exposure incident occurs, including the method of reporting the incident and the medical follow-up that will be made available.
$75 for members
$99 for non-members
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No. We do our best to ensure we cover as much as we possibly can, and while this course covers the basic requirements of the OSHA Standards, employers are still required to train employees on the hazards in their work environment and on their own in-house policies and procedures in order to be fully compliant.
All cancellation or rescheduling for classes or computer lab appointments must be made by 2:00 PM on the business day PRIOR to the scheduled class. Full course/lab fees will be assessed if registrant has not cancelled by the deadline. Anyone who may be late should call to notify the training center. Anyone arriving late – without notification – will be assessed the full class fee.