American Safety & Health Institute

Bloodborne Pathogens Course

American Safety & Health Institute’s Bloodborne Pathogens program includes information that will help students understand what bloodborne 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 29 CFR 1910.1030.

 
 

Class Topics

  • OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

  • Specific Bloodborne Pathogens

    • Hepatitis B Virus

    • Hepatitis C Virus

    • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

  • Hepatitis B Immunization

  • Your Company’s Exposure Control Plan

    • Job Classifications

    • Communicating a Hazard in the Workplace

    • Reducing the Risk of Exposure

    • Managing an Exposure

  • Transmitting Bloodborne Pathogens

  • Methods to Control the Risks of Exposure

    • Standard Precautions

    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • When an Exposure Occurs

    • Post-Exposure Follow-Up

    • Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)

  • Housekeeping

    • Regulated Waste

    • Contaminated Laundry

    • Decontaminating Surfaces

 

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.

 

Successful completion (certification)

  • Complete all course requirements as provided by an authorized ASHI instructor.

  • Written Exam — Optional

  • Performance Evaluation — Successfully complete the course requirements for the Bloodborne Pathogens program.

 

Course Duration

Approximately 60 minutes

Successful completion is based on achievement of the core learning objectives rather than a prescribed instruction time.

 

Pricing*

$30 per course participant

 

* Group pricing available

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