The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) is a government agency responsible for worker safety in the United States.
OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogen standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) outlines safeguards to protect workers against health hazards caused by bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious materials. Requirements address exposure plans, universal precautions, personal protective equipment, housekeeping, laboratories, hepatitis B vaccination, post-exposure follow-up, hazard communication and training, and record keeping.
Note: OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.1030(g)(2)(vii)(N) requires an employer to allow for an opportunity for interactive questions and answers with the person conducting the training session. Video only training does not meet the standard.
Who Should Take OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Training?
Individuals who could potentially come in contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials are required to complete OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens training. Your workplace may also require you to take CPR and AED training.
This includes, but not limited to:
- Healthcare Workers
- Workplace Emergency Responders
- School and Day Care Staff
- Cleaning and Janitorial Staff
- Tattoo and Permanent Makeup Artists
Certification of course completion is provided at the end of training. Skills testing is not required for course completion.
Course length: 1 hour (without optional site specific information)
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