Bloodborne Pathogens and Needlestick Safety and Prevention
This program provides information about the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1030. Information about the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act will also be provided (Pub. L. 106-430). The participants will understand the requirements of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard including definitions, minimum elements of an exposure control plan (ECP), engineering and work practice controls, methods of compliance with the standard, use and availability of the hepatitis B vaccine, actions required in the event of an exposure, post-exposure follow-up, labeling, training, workplace communication of hazards, and required record keeping (This course is general in nature and not state specific).