BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS. VISTA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT. To advance slides, use right arrow. To go backward and review slides, use left arrow. Bloodborne pathogens. Your safety is in your hands. Bloodborne pathogens.
VISTA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Your safety is in your hands
Exposure to a bloodborne pathogen places employees at risk for:
Transmitted through blood, semen, vaginal secretions and breast milk
Virus lives outside the body for only a few hours
No vaccination available
Transmitted through blood, semen and vaginal secretions
Virus lives outside the body for up to 7 days
Contaminated surfaces are a major factor in the spread of HBV.
Up to 100 times easier to catch than HIV
Vaccinations available –
Ensures that employees are :