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Compliance with OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard  

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The webinar will provide guidance to employers for compliance with the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. (see full course description)

 

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The webinar will provide guidance to employers for compliance with the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. Federal law requires that each occupationally exposed employee complete Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP) training annually. OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1030 applies to all persons who may reasonably anticipate contact with blood or Other Potentially Infectious Materials (OPIMs) in the course of their employment. This 60-minute webinar will describe and explain the steps required to establish and put in place a Bloodborne Pathogen program that is in compliance with OSHA's requirements. The topics will cover determination of employee exposure, the exposure control plan, engineering controls and personal protective equipment, work practices, waste disposal, Hepatitis B vaccination, post-exposure procedures, employee training, and recordkeeping requirements.

Objectives of the Presentation

Understand OSHA´s enforcement programs, procedures, and inspection programs
Learn the requirements of complying with OSHA´s Bloodborne Pathogens Standards
Identify potential Bloodborne Pathogens and their modes of transmission
Describe methods to control Bloodborne pathogen hazards
Describe engineering and work practice controls that can help minimize exposure risks
Define standard precautions
Define regulated medical waste
List the steps to follow if you become exposed to blood
Outline the proper post-exposure response
Elements employers must include in an Exposure Control Plan (ECP)
OSHA training and education required under the standard
Know and comply with OSHA´s recordkeeping and retention requirements

Why Should you Attend

All employers, to one degree or another, need to be aware of the requirements of the OSHA Bloodborne 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 Bloodborne Pathogens, as well as means of protecting and training workers who may be exposed.

Areas Covered

Overview of Bloodborne Pathogens
Typical types of occupational exposure
What diseases may result from exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
What are other potentially infectious materials
Requirements for reporting and tracking Bloodborne pathogen injuries
Protective methods
Post-Exposure Evaluation and Follow-Up
Work practice control, PPE, Housekeeping (regulated waste), and other requirements
Recordkeeping
Training requirements

Who will Benefit

Safety professionals, Consultants, Managers, Supervisors, Risk management Staff, Quality directors, Patient safety, Infection Preventionists, Compliance officers, Nursing staff, HR staff, Office managers, Physician assistants, Medical / dental technicians, Healthcare Workers, Emergency Responders, School and Day Care Staff, Cleaning and Janitorial Staff, Tattoo and Permanent Makeup Artists, Custodians, hotel housekeepers and hospitality workers

Seminar Summary:

The webinar will provide guidance to employers for compliance with the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. (see full course description)

 

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