BCMSA Bloodborne Pathogens Awareness

Most workers won’t ever come in contact with blood or body fluids, however all workers must take basic precautions because it is possible to become infected from a single incident if exposed on the job. This online course has been designed to keep you SAFE. Work through each of the three modules to gain a clear understanding of your responsibilities as a City employee.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Most workers won’t ever come in contact with blood or body fluids, however all workers must take basic precautions
because it is possible to become infected from a single incident if exposed on the job.

This online course has been designed to keep you SAFE and is presented in three modules with the objectives of understanding what the hazards and risks are; understanding how to prevent and control exposure and; knowing what to do if facing exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

COURSE TOPICS

KNOW THE HAZARD & RISK

What is a bloodborne pathogen?

How do you recognize a pathogen?

What are the most common pathogens in Municipal work?

Who is at risk?

How are you exposed?

How high is the risk?

PREVENT & CONTROL

Control Measures, know how to lower your risk.

Additional Controls

KNOW WHAT TO DO IF EXPOSED

Know what to do and where to go after exposure.

What if blood is spilled?

ONLINE COURSE DURATION

Approximately 20 minutes

PASS MARK

Testing and material review throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 100% must be achieved in order to pass this course.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

N/A

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