Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control for Healthcare Facilities
1 Day, 7.5 Instructional Hours
7.5 MESH Hours (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health)
This course is eligible for credit towards OSHA’s Public Sector Certificate.
About this Event:
This course covers the development and implementation of Exposure Control Plans (ECP) for healthcare facilities. Course highlights include students developing a template for their facility’s ECP. Upon course completion students will have the ability to take a step-by-step approach in developing an ECP for their healthcare facility while utilizing the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard as a reference.
This course is designed for the program administrator, manager, or other personnel designated with the responsibility of developing a Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan for a healthcare facility.
- Describe the general requirements of OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
- Identify the key provisions of a written Exposure Control Plan
- Develop a template for a written Exposure Control Plan
- Understanding the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
- Determining potential exposure and methods of control
- Developing an Exposure Control Plan (ECP)
- Exposure incidents
- Record keeping
An Exposure Control Plan (ECP) identifies jobs and tasks where occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious material occurs. The ECP describes how the employer will use engineering and work practice controls, ensure use of personal protective equipment, provide training, provide medical surveillance, provide hepatitis B vaccinations, and use signs and labels.