OSHA estimates more than 5.6 million workers are at risk of occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. All occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM) place workers at risk for infection with bloodborne pathogens. Workers in many different occupations are at risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens, including Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDS. This course provides necessary information to keep you safe from these harmful pathogens.

Annual Retraining

OSHA requires annual retraining for the topics in this course. After you complete a final exam and purchase a certificate, it will be valid for 365 days from the exam date. You will be able to retake this course and purchase an updated certificate starting 30 days before the expiration date.

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Modules: 11
Hours: 2
Sectors: General Industry


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  • Key Topics

    • What are Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Specific Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Transmitting Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Your Employer's Exposure Control Plan
    • Recognizing the Potential for Exposure
    • Methods to Control the Risk of Exposure
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Hepatitis B Immunization
    • Response to Exposure
    • Communicating Hazards in the Workplace
  • Target Audience

    • Employee