Bloodborne Pathogens For Construction

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Bloodborne Pathogens For Construction Course

Bloodborne Pathogens For Construction

Level: Introductory

Duration: 0 Hours 40 Minutes

Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

The Bloodborne Pathogens for Construction online safety course from Exceed Safety addresses the highly infectious nature of bloodborne pathogens and illnesses transmitted via contact with blood. Because accidents on the construction site may potentially carry serious risks beyond the initial incident, this course teaches individuals to be aware of how to avoid the spread of disease, as well as the appropriate response to exposure thereof.

Participants of the Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness for Construction course will learn the necessary training needed for the construction industry to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for all.

Exceed Safety’s online Bloodborne Pathogens for Construction course is designed to help participants identify the hazards associated with bloodborne pathogens and offers an overview of OSHA’s standards for job safety regarding bloodborne pathogen risk. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Overview of common bloodborne pathogens, including HIV, HBV, HCV, and AIDS
  • Transmission of bloodborne pathogens, including accidents, CPR, and more
  • Exposure prevention and control
  • Best practices following exposure
  • Common incidents and accidents that may lead to bloodborne pathogen exposure
  • Proper use of necessary personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Other potentially infectious materials.

Participants of the course are encouraged to review the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) references, as well as OSHA bloodborne pathogen Standard 29 CFR 1910.1030 for additional information about bloodborne pathogens and related job safety topics.

Who Is This Course For?

The Bloodborne Pathogens for Construction course offers a combination of PPE and bloodborne pathogen training appropriate for specifically for construction workers and construction industry employees.

Features & Benefits

Exceed Safety’s Bloodborne Pathogens for Construction course will teach participants to avoid, prevent, and protect against potential bloodborne pathogen hazards, as well as identify common bloodborne pathogen exposures in the workplace. Additionally, students who successfully complete this course will learn the following:

  • Proper use of PPE in relation to bloodborne pathogens
  • How to respond after accidental exposure
  • Best work practices for a safer and healthier jobsite

The online course is 40 minutes and will introductory-level topics surrounding bloodborne pathogens in relation to the construction industry.

In Person Training

Participants in our in-person courses can expect to be taught by our most skilled and experienced instructors. Our instructors strive to make our in-person classes dynamic by incorporating meaningful activities that allow peer-to-peer discussion and collaboration, hands-on learning, and real-life examples. Participants will also be able to have most questions answered while attending the class. Some of our classes are available via Zoom (just call us for more information) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning.