Bloodborne Pathogens

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You don't work in a hospital. Your job doesn't involve regularly handling needles, blood or contaminated waste. But you do work with people. And people bleed.

Bloodborne diseases include HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C. These diseases can change your life forever. Your potential exposure to bloodborne pathogens at work is a devastating threat. Help keep your organization and employees safe with this training.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, users will have an understanding of:

  • The epidemiology and symptoms of bloodborne diseases
  • The modes of transmission of bloodborne pathogens, especially:
    • HIV / AIDS
    • Hepatitis B
    • Hepatitis C
  • A sample exposure control plan
  • Appropriate methods for recognizing tasks and other activities that may involve exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials, especially:
    • Childcare areas
    • Aquatic areas
    • Locker rooms and bathrooms
    • Gym and fitness areas
  • The use and limitations of methods that will prevent or reduce exposure including
    • Engineering controls
    • Work practices
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • The types, proper use, location, removal, handling, decontamination and disposal of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • The basis for selection of personal protective equipment;
  • The hepatitis B vaccine
  • The appropriate actions to take and persons to contact in an emergency involving blood or other potentially infectious materials
  • The procedure to follow if an exposure incident occurs
  • The post-exposure evaluation and follow-up that the employer is required to provide for the employee following an exposure incident

Course Features

45-Minute Training


Federal OSHA Standards

OSHA does not certify specific training; however, this training presents and reviews all OSHA requirements for Bloodborne Pathogens training, as stated in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030.


Organization Specific

Topics and guidance are focused on child-serving organizations. The training was created by The Redwoods Group for our customers. It is not an off-the-shelf training made for hospitals.


Demonstrations & Guidance

Demonstrations help the user understand specifics, such as how to properly remove Personal Protective Equipment, and how to properly wash your hands.


Video Training

The presenter interacts and engages users through video.


All Employees

The training engages all employees and all roles at your organization. Everyone from the maintenance staff to the lifeguard to the senior leadership will learn from this course.