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04 Mar
Bloodborne Pathogens Training
Event Type

Trainings & Workshops


Health & Wellness, Research, Technology

Target Audience

Staff, Faculty, Graduate Students


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Bloodborne Pathogens Training

Description:  This training includes an introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens, standard precautions, common pathogens, exposure risks, personal protective equipment (PPE), waste, and exposure incidents. This training meets the requirements of the federal Bloodborne Pathogen standards.

Training Requirements:  Initial training must be completed prior to any work in a laboratory that may expose a worker to Bloodborne Pathogens. Bloodborne Pathogens training is required annually.

Target Audience:   BBP Training is required for those who work with human blood or bodily fluids; unfixed tissues or organs other than intact skin from a human; cell, tissue, or organ cultures or medium, or animal or human cell lines that have not been documented with the EHS Office as free from contamination of human hepatitis viruses, HIV and other recognized bloodborne pathogens. It is the responsibility of each Laboratory Director to ensure that his/her laboratory personnel attend Bloodborne Pathogen Training. This includes, but is not limited to, Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Staff, and Visitors.

Wednesday, March 4 at 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

More dates through August 18, 2020