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Bloodborne Pathogens (General) - 2111503


This online training explains the safety measures workers should practice to prevent the spread of bloodborne pathogens. A bloodborne pathogen is a disease or virus contracted through contact with body fluids. The course topics cover exposure routes, universal precautions, personal protective equipment, safe work practices, clean up/disposal and exposure follow-up procedures.


All workers who come in contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials as a part of their normal routine and non-routine job duties (Environmental services staff, security, Environmental Health & Safety staff, facilities maintenance and trade workers, etc.).

Time Required

13 to 16 minutes

Topics Covered
  • Introduction
  • Defining Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Exposure Routes
  • Universal Precautions
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Safe Work Practices
  • Clean Up and Disposal
  • Exposure Follow-up
  • Conclusion
Last edited by: schnettler 08/30/2017