Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness For Construction

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Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness For Construction Course

Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness For Construction

  • Level: Introductory
  • Duration: 0 Hours 10 Minutes
  • Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

Because of the highly infectious nature of bloodborne pathogens and illnesses transmitted via contact with blood, accidents on construction sites carry serious risks beyond the initial incident. Accordingly, workers must be aware of how to avoid and appropriate response to exposure aimed to prevent the spread of disease. Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness for Construction provides bloodborne pathogen training for the construction industry to ensure you’re prepared to maintain a safe, healthy work environment.

This introductory online course helps students identify the hazards associated with bloodborne pathogens and covers OSHA’s standards for job site safety, where BBP exposure may occur. Course topics include:

  • An overview of common bloodborne pathogens, including HIV, HBV, HCV, and AIDS
  • How BBPs are transmitted, including accidents, CPR, and more
  • Exposure prevention and control
  • Best practices after exposure
  • Common accidents and incidents that result in bloodborne pathogen exposure
  • Proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Other potentially infectious materials (OPIM)

Students are also encouraged to review Center for Disease Control (CDC) references and OSHA BBP Standard 29 CFR 1910.1030 for additional information about BBP and related safety on the job.

Who Is This Course For?

Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness for Construction offers PPE and bloodborne pathogen training that is appropriate for specific types of construction industry employees.

Features & Benefits

After completing Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness for Construction, students will understand how to avoid, prevent, and protect against BBP hazards and identify common bloodborne pathogens exposures in the workplace. Additionally, you will learn proper use of PPE, how to respond after accidental exposure, and the work practices required to maintain a safer, healthier job site for all.