Bloodborne Pathogen Training
Our Bloodborne Pathogen Training class includes information
that will help students understand what bloodborne pathogens are and how the risk of exposure to Bloodborne
Pathogens can be reduced for themselves and others. Our Bloodborne Pathogen Training
class covers symptoms, personal protective equipment, emergency notification procedures, signs,
labels, clean-up, development of training records and use of an Exposure
including employee accessibility to the Hepatitis B vaccine. This course meets
CFR 1910.1030 requirements.
Pulse America can help
you establish and write you Exposure Control Plan and provide the necessary training.
What does The
OSHA standard say?
This section applies to all occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious
materials as defined by paragraph (b) of this section.
of this section, the following shall apply:
Blood means human blood, human blood components, and products made from human blood.
Bloodborne Pathogens means pathogenic microorganisms that are present in human blood and can
cause disease in humans. These pathogens include, but are not limited to, hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human
immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Exposure Incident means a specific eye, mouth, other mucous membrane, non-intact skin, or parenteral
contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that results from the performance of an employee's
HBV means hepatitis B virus.
HIV means human immunodeficiency virus.
Occupational Exposure means reasonably anticipated skin, eye, mucous membrane, or parenteral contact
with blood or other potentially infectious materials that may result from the performance of an employee's
Other Potentially Infectious Materials means (1) The following human body fluids: semen, vaginal
secretions, cerebrospinal fluid, synovial fluid, pleural fluid, pericardial fluid, peritoneal fluid, amniotic
fluid, saliva in dental procedures, any body fluid that is visibly contaminated with blood, and all body fluids in
situations where it is difficult or impossible to differentiate between body fluids; (2) Any unfixed tissue or
organ (other than intact skin) from a human (living or dead); and (3) HIV-containing cell or tissue cultures, organ
cultures, and HIV- or HBV -containing culture medium or other solutions; and blood, organs, or other tissues from
experimental animals infected with HIV or HBV.
Parenteral means piercing mucous membranes or the skin barrier through such events as needlesticks,
human bites, cuts, and abrasions.
Employers shall ensure that
all employees with occupational exposure participate in a training program which must be provided at no cost to
the employee and during working hours.
Training shall be provided as
At the time of initial
assignment to tasks where occupational exposure may take place;
At least annually