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OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens (PD-OBP01)

$40.00

Course Description

People who work in situations where they may be exposed to human blood, like healthcare workers, emergency response personal, lab personnel, and others may be exposed to human blood on a regular basis. Sometimes the blood is infected with bloodborne pathogens like Hepatitis or HIV, posing a risk to the workers. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets several standards regarding worker safety regarding risks from bloodborne pathogens. This course discusses OSHA standards and how workers and employers must follow them.

Outline

Describe OSHA standards regarding bloodborne pathogens
List several bloodborne pathogen risks in the workplace
State occupational exposure control practices
Explain how to respond to an exposure incident
Describe an effective hazardous communication plan

Duration

1 month

Hours

2

Audience

There are no specific prerequisites for this class. It is designed for anyone desiring to enhance their skills or learn the topics covered in the class.

Certification

Language

English

Instructor

This class is an independent-study course.  Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material.  A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.

Requirements

Internet Access

Broadband or high-speed internet access is required. Broadband includes DSL, cable, and wireless connections.
Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Moodle pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.
Hardware

Windows hardware configurations and processors are acceptable
Mac computers MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp (Bootcamp is a free download from Apple's website)
1 GB RAM minimum recommended
Operating Systems
Windows XP, Vista or 7 and Mac OS X 10 or higher with Windows
Web Browsers
Google Chrome is highly recommended
Internet Explorer is not recommended as it may not display certain menus and links
Cookies MUST be enabled
Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded onto your computer.)
Adobe PDF Reader
Media Plug-ins (These may be required depending on your course media.)
Adobe Flash Player (Required for many of our career courses and ALL of our IT courses.)
Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Quicktime, Windows Media Player, &/or Real Player
PowerPoint Viewer (Use this if you don't have PowerPoint)

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