Why Should You Attend:
All employers, to one degree or another, need to be aware of the requirements of the OSHA blood borne pathogen standard. Employers, whether they be health care institutions, educational institutions or retail facilities, need to be prepared to one degree or another for dealing with exposure to potentially hazardous bodily fluids, especially blood.
This session will provide an overview of the types of situations that can cause exposure to blood borne pathogens, as well as means of protecting and training workers who may be exposed. The presenter describe and explain the steps required to establish and put in place, at your facility, a blood borne pathogen program that is in compliance with OSHA’s requirements.
Areas Covered in the Seminar:
- What are blood borne pathogens.
- Typical types of occupational exposure.
- What diseases may result from exposure to blood borne pathogens.
- What are other potentially infectious materials.
- Requirements for reporting and tracking blood borne pathogen injuries.
- Protective methods.
- Training requirements.