How To Protect Yourself From Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure?

Bloodborne pathogens are viruses or bacteria present in human blood and body fluids which can infect and cause disease in humans. They can cause diseases like hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or may even Coronavirus (COVID-19). Below video shows ways to prevent the spread of Bloodborne Pathogens: It is important … Read more

Bloodborne Pathogen Training and Tips To Prevent Exposure Risk

Bloodborne Pathogen Training and Tips

You may have been asked to enroll in a Bloodborne pathogens certification or bloodborne pathogens training course for your job, and want to know what to expect in such training.

Bloodborne pathogens are amongst one of the hardest to control from spreading, even in healthcare facilities. It is estimated that 20 million people globally acquire HBV infections from medical injections deemed unsafe. Large outbreaks can result in thousands of people requiring testing for hepatitis. The greatest risk lies with health care professionals and related occupations (first responders, nurses, etc).

There is always remains risk to employees in all industries, particularly if they are exposed to another colleague’s blood. A single paper cut can pose such a risk. There are a number of steps you can take to remain safe if such a situation presents itself in the workplace.

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