MEDIC First Aid Bloodborne Pathogens
Individuals with a reasonable anticipation of contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials as a result of performing designated job duties.
Bloodborne Pathogens in the Workplace is a detailed training program in managing exposure to potentially infectious materials in occupational settings.
This workplace-integrate bloodborne pathogen training program has been designed for those with an occupational requirement to be trained to safely handle potentially infectious material and who may be expected to complete work-related tasks that expose them to bloodborne pathogens. The Bloodborne Pathogens training program provides the information every employee with an identified risk of occupational exposure needs to know to avoid accidental exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials and to manage an accidental exposure if one occurs.
Topics covered in this course include:
- Specific Bloodborne Pathogens
- Transmitting Bloodborne 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
- Communicating a Hazard in the Workplace
How long is this course?
The Bloodborn Pathogens course is competed when the participants have mastered the course information. Typically, this takes 6-8 hours/ 1 day.
Will I receive a certificate?
Yes, you will receive a certificate that is valid for 2 years.
What are the pre-requisites?
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
Do you offer this course in any language other than English?
This course is offered in both English and Arabic.
How many students will be in the classroom?
The maximum number of students per instructor for this course is 15.
Where can I purchase books for the course?
The course book is included in the price of the course. Pick up the course book prior to the day of the course to give yourself sufficient time to prepare for the course.