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Bloodborne Pathogens

Offered through the American Safety & Health Institute

American Safety & Health Institute’s Blood-borne Pathogens program includes information that will help students understand what blood-borne pathogens are and how risks of exposure can be reduced for themselves and others. The program assists in satisfying the training requirements of the U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.

Course Content

  • What Are Bloodborne Pathogens?
  • How Infection Occurs
  • Specific Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Hepatitis B Virus
    • Hepatitis C Virus
    • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Transmitting Blood-borne Pathogens​
  • Your Employer’s Exposure Control Plan
  • Recognizing the Potential for Exposure
  • Methods to Control the Risk of Exposure
  • Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Hepatitis B Immunization
  • If an Exposure Occurs
  • Housekeeping
  • Communicating a Hazard in the Workplace

Additional Information

Intended Audience: Any individual or employee who has a reasonable anticipation of contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials as a result of performing designated job duties.

Course Materials

Course Format/Time

  • Course requires approximately 2 hours to complete, including skills practice and skills testing.
  • Classroom-based (instructor and video, with skills conducted throughout)

Continuing Education

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services 
This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), 1 hr of CE credits for every 50 minutes of education

**CAPCE credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity after the 6-month claiming period

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