Additional information about Bloodborne Pathogens: Safety in the Workplace - DVD Training
Released - 2015!
Features information that must be included in training, per OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030)
Helps ensure employees (with or without occupational exposure) recognize bloodborne pathogens hazards and their own roles and responsibilities in safeguarding themselves at work
Bloodborne Pathogens: Safety in the Workplace covers the critical aspects of bloodborne pathogens training, including:
What bloodborne pathogens are
How these microorganisms are transmitted
Who's at risk
Nine standard preventive and control measures
Steps to take if an employee should suffer an exposure incident
What to do when an injury is observed
Accessing your company's exposure control plan as a source of more information
Includes a bonus 9-minute refresher video for required annual training
Ready-to-use training program includes several components
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
(1) 23-Minute Video - Combines engaging video and editing technology with expertise from industry professionals at all levels.
(1) Trainer Guide - Provides you with background information and training tips to make the most out of each training session.
(11) Employee Handbooks - Reviews key points and includes a quiz to check trainees' understanding of the material. Also includes a training receipt page.
(1) Trainer Tools CD-ROM (not sold separately) - Includes supplementary information, including content for presentations/handouts, quizzes, answer keys, clip art, posters, and a training log. These items can be used as-is, customized, or imported into PowerPoint® presentations. The minimum computer system requirements for the Trainer Tools CD-ROM are Office 2000, with Word, and Internet Explorer version 5.5.
(1) Awareness Poster - Hang in a break room or training area to provide a daily reminder of the importance of protecting yourself against bloodborne pathogens.
DVD Main Menu
Play Program - Plays entire main program.
Chapter Selections - Allows easy access to specific subtopics for more focused training.
Introduction - Explains that the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) set forth in 1991 establishes important training requirements and safe work practices to protect general industry employees.
What are Bloodborne Pathogens?
Bacteria, viruses, and other pathogenic microorganisms that live in blood and certain other body fluids.
Can cause serious diseases like hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS, malaria, Ebola, and others.
Explains possible routes of entry and who is at risk—general industry employees who are reasonably anticipated to come into contact with blood or OPIM (other potentially infectious materials) as a result of performing their assigned job duties.
Preventive and Control Measures
Work practice controls
Personal protective equipment
Waste disposal practices
Contaminated laundry practices
Signs, labels, and colors
When You Experience an Exposure Incident - Reviews the important steps to take and why.
When You Observe an Injury - Lists the important precautions to take and why.
Exposure Control Plan - Explains that your employer must maintain a comprehensive written exposure control plan and make it accessible to employees.
Conclusion - Summarizes the key information learned in the program and encourages viewers to use their knowledge to be prepared when called to take action involving blood or OPIM in the workplace.
Refresher Training Video (running time: 9 minutes)