Bloodborne Pathogens. Department of Labor and Industries Consultation & Education Services. Course Objectives. What are Bloodborne Pathogens? Why are they harmful? What must I do to protect my workers? What is, and how do I write an Exposure Control Plan?
Department of Labor
Consultation & Education
Blood Bloodborne Pathogens
Other potential infectious materials
Health Care Workers and HBV
Nucleic Acid: RNA
Carrier state: > 80%
“To eliminate or minimize employee exposure”
First aid training
Not covered by
BBP standard applies
* if First-Aid response is an expected part of the job
Treat as if known to be infectious
Certain human body fluids
All human blood
All human body fluids if they can’t be distinguished
Sharps disposal containers
Safer steps to do the job!
Provided at no cost to employee
Eye - Face protection and masks
Maintain a clean and sanitary workplace
Contact with blood or OPIM via:
Healthcare Provider’s Responsibility:
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