Spencer County Public Schools Bloodborne Pathogen Training . When is training conducted?. Within the first 30 days of employment for positions where occupational exposure may occur. Annually, as refresher training. Who can conduct training?.
OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Final Rule
Epidemiology and symptomatology of bloodborne diseases
Modes of transmission of bloodborne pathogens
The district’s exposure control plan
Points of the plan
Lines of responsibility
How to access the plan
Procedures which might cause exposure to blood or potentially infectious material in the districtWhat must be included?
They are viruses, bacteria and other microorganisms that:
If a person comes in contact with blood infected with a bloodborne pathogen, he or she may become infected.
Break the Chain By
1. The employee’s risk of contacting blood, based on occupation group, and;
2. The presence of persons infected with HIV or HBV.
Assisting with nose bleeds
Cleaning up bloody waste
Bites that break the skin
Rendering first aid and other instances involving bloodEmployee Tasks which may cause exposure
Methods to control exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) available in the district
Procedures to follow in an emergency involving blood or other potentially infectious materials
Procedures to follow if an exposure incident occurs
Post exposure prophylaxis guidelinesTrainingProgram Includes
Employees will wear gloves where it is reasonably anticipated that employees will have hand contact with blood and other potentially infectious materials.
Employees will wash their hands or other skin immediately or as soon as possible after removal of gloves or other personal protective equipment.Additional Work Area Practices
All contaminated work surfaces are decontaminated after completion of procedures, immediately or as soon as feasible after any spill of blood or other potentially infectious materials, and at the end of the work day if the surface or equipment may have been contaminated since the last cleaning.
Contaminated laundry may be placed in plastic bag and sent home with student.