This class can be taken by itself as an online only class or as an add on to any of our other class types. You will see an option on our registration page where you can chose it as an add on.
Designed for those who are at risk for on the job exposure to blood and other bodily fluids in the workplace. The course teaches staff how bloodborne pathogens are spread, how to avoid exposure and what to do if exposed to infectious material. This course is one of the requirements of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. After taking this course, students should talk with their employer about their workplaces specific policies and procedures. Topics covered it this course include:
The Chain of Infection
What bloodborne pathogens are and how they are spread
Staying Safe on the Job
How to help prevent exposure incidents by following work practice controls, using engineering controls and personal protective equipment (PPE), practicing good personal hygiene, and properly cleaning and disinfecting equipment and supplies.
How to recognize, report and follow up on employee exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials.
Maintaining a Safe Environment
How to safely remove contaminated gloves
You will receive an American Red Cross certification valid for one year. You will receive an email from the Red Cross with an attached PDF with your certificate. I will also print and laminate your physical card.
American Heart Association (AHA) - Heartsaver First Aid / CPR / AED
American Heart Association (AHA) - Heartsaver CPR / AED
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