To The Point About Bloodborne Pathogens Awareness for Construction Workers
Available for MP4 video download by purchasing a corporate or single-site license.
A construction site is an ever-changing workplace, a workplace full of hazards that can hurt us, make us ill, or kill us. Controlling these hazards and keeping construction workers safe is the point of your safety and health program. One such hazard is the one presented by bloodborne pathogens. These tiny microorganisms may be present in blood and bodily fluids and can cause diseases in humans.
This program discusses the dangers of bloodborne pathogens and how to control our exposure to them in order to prevent disease and possibly save a life. Topics include:
- The dangers of bloodborne pathogens
- Occupational exposure
- Routes of entry
- Universal precautions and barrier devices
- The proper disposal of sharp objects
- Cleaning and decontamination after a bloodborne pathogens event