Bloodborne Pathogens: The Unexpected Hazard
Concise Length 8 min
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Bloodborne pathogens are sometimes called the "Unexpected Hazard" because, for most of us, we just don't expect to come into contact with blood or bodily fluids when performing our normal job duties. Nevertheless, an unexpected encounter with bloodborne pathogens can happen at anytime. Responding properly when confronted with blood and other bodily fluids is critical to your health and safety.
The purpose of this program is to provide viewers with the knowledge needed to take the appropriate actions when encountering bloodborne pathogens unexpectedly. Topics include:
Modes of transmission
The Exposure Control Plan
Handling, disposal and disinfection of potentially infectious materials
Responding to an exposure