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.