CDAA Home Study Course
Cal/OSHA: Bloodborne Pathogen Standard
Kelly Howard, CIH
Members will receive a 50% discount during checkout.
Course Content Outline:
- Scope and application of section 5193.
- What is a bloodborne pathogen and what constitutes “universal precaution”.
- The necessary elements of a bloodborne pathogen infection control program, including:
- Hazard identification.
- Hazard control measures such as engineered sharps, work practices, and use of personal protective equipment.
- Post exposure follow-up requirements, including use of a sharps injury log.
- Cleaning and sanitizing.
- Vaccination requirements.
- Communication of hazards to employees – training, labels, and signs.
Provide an overview of the Cal/OSHA regulatory requirements pertaining to occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens – Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations,