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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.
Bloodborne Pathogen Awareness for Construction offers PPE and bloodborne pathogen training that is appropriate for specific types of construction industry employees.
If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of Online Courses and Safety Packs, call 800-971-1080, or Contact Us online.
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.