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SERVICE 102: Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP)
- Identify the bloodborne pathogens of most concern in the workplace.
- Identify the requirements for an exposure control plan.
- Identify the engineering and work practice controls used to prevent contact with, or infection from, contaminated body fluids.
- Be able to recognize an ‘at risk’ occupation that would be included in a formal bloodborne Pathogen Program.
- Identify the signs, labels, and color-coding used to warn of biohazards and bloodborne pathogens.
- Identify how bloodborne pathogens are transmitted.
- Identify the basic precautions to prevent exposure, including the definition of Universal Precautions.
- Identify the responsibilities of general employees when they encounter a blood spill.
- Identify the appropriate response in the event of a potential exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
This course is designed to help employers provide a safe and healthful work environment for their employees and minimize the possibility of employee exposure to bloodborne pathogens.