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EOS 004: Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens

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1 Hour
Course Purpose:
Bloodborne pathogens are infectious materials in blood that can cause disease in humans, including Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Workers exposed to these pathogens risk serious illness or death.

The purpose of this course is to protect University workers from potential exposures.
Who Should Attend:
Required annually for all University employees who are potentially exposed to human or primate blood, tissue, cells or body fluids in the course of their work.
Topics Covered:
  • Needle stick prevention
  • OSHA regulation and the University’s Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan Epidemiology, symptoms and transmission of Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Occupational exposure tasks
  • Controls, procedures and practices for prevention
  • PPE requirements
  • University’s Hepatitis B Vaccination Program
  • Exposure incidents/post exposure requirements
NEW! EH&S On-lineTraining!
EH&S is now offering this training class on-line through the Blackboard e-Education platform. Taking the class on-line provides the same "credit" that you get when you attend the "live" classroom version. The on-line version can also be used to review the course material after you have taken the live class, or to take the annual refresher class, when required. Instructions on enrolling are here:
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