Bloodborne Pathogens Training

Participants enrolled in the Bloodborne Pathogens Training will be provided with a basic understanding of bloodborne pathogens, their common modes of transmission, methods of prevention, and other critical information.

Bloodborne Pathogens Training Theory & Practical Outline (2 Hours):

  • What are bloodborne pathogens?
  • Understanding the Occupational Health & Safety Act
  • The four types of biological hazards
  • How disease transmission occurs
  • Universal precautionary measures
  • Understanding your risk in the workplace
  • Public Health Agency of Canada recommendations
  • Immunization procedures
  • Engineering controls and work practices (including medical personnel)
  • Understanding personal protective equipment
  • Procedures and best practices for the clean-up
  • Hand washing protocol
  • How to remove a glove properly

What Are Bloodborne Pathogens?

They are microorganisms that can cause disease in humans. They can be present in the blood, tissue, blood products, and other potentially infectious materials.


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