This program is designed for individuals who may be exposed to blood and body fluids or items contaminated with blood during the performance of their work and who wish to gain a basic understanding of blood-borne pathogens.
The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the basic ability to recognize the hazards associated with occupational exposure to blood and body fluids; be familiar with the steps to prevent exposure to bloodborne pathogens; and to know the steps that should be taken following exposure to blood and body fluids.
The course is presented in 4 modules:
- Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens
- Bloodborne Pathogen Regulations
- Workplace Programs and Personal Protection
- Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Follow-up
This online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at anytime and can resume where they left off. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the course will take between 3 – 4 hours to complete.