Blood-borne Pathogen Awareness
Blood-borne Pathogen Awareness

Blood-borne Pathogen Awareness
Course Summary
This course will provide you with a basic understanding of blood-borne pathogens, common modes of transmission, methods of prevention and what to do if an exposure occurs. Information presented will help minimise serious health risks to persons who may have personal exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials in the workplace.
Course Description
Audience:
Anyone who performs job duties that could bring him or her into contact with blood or body fluids in the workplace including, but not limited to workers in health care, emergency services and first aid responders, military, sewage processing, social service, plumbing or persons cleaning health care areas, equipment or devices.

UK Blood-borne Pathogen Awareness
This course will provide you with a basic understanding of blood-borne pathogens, common modes of transmission, methods of prevention and what to do if an exposure occurs. Information presented will help minimise serious health risks to persons who may have personal exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials in the workplace.The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives for this course are to identify blood-borne pathogens and symptoms of blood-borne diseases, identify modes of transition of blood-borne pathogens, recognise the proper use and handling of personal protective equipment, identify measures to be taken when the skin or eyes are exposed to infectious material and specify the components of an Exposure Control Plan. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Chilworth (a DEKRA Company) – Global Experts in Safety and Process Safety.

Goals:
  • Identify the traits and symptoms of hepatitis B.
  • Identify the traits and symptoms of HIV.
  • Identify modes of transmission of blood-borne pathogens.
  • Identify preventive controls that reduce or eliminate exposure.
  • Identify the proper use and handling of personal protective equipment.
  • Recall proper decontamination procedures for blood or other potentially infectious materials.
  • Identify measures to be taken when the skin or eyes are exposed to infectious material.
  • Identify procedures to follow if an exposure incident occurs.
 £25.00 
+ VAT
 
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