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Who should complete this course?

This course is designed to train UAB Campus Employees on the principles and requirements of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP) Standard. A copy of the completed training certificate must be maintained in the laboratory files and presented to the proper authorities upon request.

flag redHospital and clinical staff should receive training addressing their specific unit's exposure control and incident response plans, which differ from those outlined in this course.
Go to the Campus Learning System to complete this training course.
To access transcripts, log into Learning Locker.

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
  1. Identify potential sources and risks of exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens in their area.
  2. Implement containment controls to mitigate the exposure risk to Bloodborne Pathogens.
  3. Apply the precautions outlined in the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.
  4. Apply the correct response procedures and treatment plan if exposure or injury occurs.

{slide=Bloodborne Pathogens Key Topics by Year}
2011 - Suture Needlesticks
2012 - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
2013 - Spills
2014 - Safer Needle Devices
2015 - Gloves - The First Line of Defense
2016 - Ebola - UAB Protocols and Procedures
2017 - Zika Virus
2018 - Exposure Control Plan
2019 - Infectious Aerosols{/slide}

Call 205-934-2487 for more information.