Bloodborne Pathogens Training
Bloodborne pathogens pose a real threat to the health and safety of workers whose occupations require them to work closely with, or exposes them, to body fluids. In this course, you’ll learn how to properly clean and dispose of hazardous materials, how infectious disease spreads, about different types of diseases that spread through contact with blood and body fluids, the chain of infection, how to reduce your risk, and what to do if an exposure incident occurs.
- List the different types of bloodborne pathogens
- Identify the routes of transmission
- Identify the different occupations at risk of exposure
- Create exposure control measures
- Create post-exposure control measures
- Recognize how to report exposure incidents
Healthcare workers, dental workers, tattoo artists, emergency responders, childcare and school workers, hotel housekeepers and those whose work exposes them to blood or blood components.
Participant Resource, Certificate (wall & wallet card)
- Occupational Health and Safety act s. 25. 2(d)
- Ont. Reg. 833 Control of Exposure to Biological or Chemical Agents s 3. (1)
- Ont. Reg. 851 Regulation for Industrial Establishments s. 130
- Ont. Reg. 860 Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) s. 6(1)