: pathogenic microorganisms that are present in human blood and cause disease in humans.
The purpose of the new OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens
Standards is to enforce the concept of universal precautions and to create a safe workplace.[4,6-9] All blood and human body fluids, except urine, feces, and vomitus not visibly contaminated with blood or mixed with other body fluids, are considered to be potentially infectious.[7,9,12] The mandatory OSHA Standard ensures worker access to needed safety materials and equipment.
Another issue that has recently developed is the risk of the patient being exposed to the bloodborne pathogens
of the physician.
This online course fulfills OSHA's initial and annual bloodborne pathogens
training requirements for all body art professionals.
Health-care workers and first responders exposed to blood in the workplace are at risk for infection by bloodborne pathogens
. However, their risk for acquiring HCV infection is low because HCV is not transmitted efficiently through occupational exposure [4-6].
Those who choose to violate the Bloodborne Pathogens
Standard are at risk of acquiring any of the 20 diseases known to be transmitted by blood exposure.
Camps, and ultimately camp administrators, have a key responsibility in addressing problems of bloodborne pathogen
Careful adherence to these recommendations should minimize the risk of patient or health-care worker exposure to bloodborne pathogens
during nuclear medicine procedures.
Important: Many States & Local Health Departments or Licensing Agencies do not endorse nor approve bloodborne pathogen
classes or trainers, but accepts nationally accredited courses that meet OSHA requirements.
BLEACH-WIPE products are manufactured with a 5.25 percent Sodium Hypochlofite solution already diluted in accordance with the CDC Bloodborne Pathogen
Santa Ana, CA, May 27, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The Body Art Training Group announced today that it has been designated as an Approved Provider of Bloodborne Pathogen
Exposure Control Training by the Health Care Agency, County of Orange, California.
Hartman covers the new Safe Body Art Act, including an overview of rules and regulations, practitioner registration requirements, bloodborne pathogen
exposure control training, safe body art practices, permanent body art facility requirements, temporary body art facilities, and enforcement.