Bloodborne Pathogens

Bloodborne Pathogens

Updated Jan 20, 2021

 When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify the diseases commonly caused by contact with bloodborne pathogens. You will also be able to identify safety measures and strategies to protect you from exposure to bloodborne pathogens. This lesson satisfies the initial and annual training requirements for OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910. 1030 (g)(2);(h)(2) and (3).

• Define bloodborne pathogens and identify potentially infectious materials

• List diseases commonly caused by bloodborne pathogens

• Discuss safety measures and strategies to reduce exposure to bloodborne pathogens

• Identify the elements included in an exposure control plan