California: Bloodborne Pathogens & Safe Body Art Act Training

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Course Description

Designed for Tattoo Artists & Body Piercers in CA who need Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control training according to California State Body Art Act (AB 300 & AB1168) Article 3, Section 119307 and CA Code of Regulations Section 5193 of Title 8, Cal/OSHA BBP Standard as part of their job requirement because they may face occupational exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens and infectious disease in the body art setting. This course educates Body Artists about risks involved with exposure to blood and presents best practices on precautions to take for risk reduction. Body Artists are provided the necessary information to become registered as a Body Art Practitioner in California.


Intended Audience

Body artists in any California county (except Los Angeles-click for LA course) who need annual bloodborne pathogen training for initial or renew Safe Body Art Act permit. Including, but not limited to:

  • Tattoo artists
  • Piercers
  • Permanent Cosmetics artists
  • Branding/Scarification artists

Learning Objectives

  • Comprehend terminology associated with federal, state, and local laws
  • Understand how pathogens transmit or move in the environment
  • Identify various pathogens & their symptoms
  • Describe ways to limit pathogenic exposure using hand hygiene & personal protective equipment
  • Organize chemicals, storage, and sterilization practices
  • Design facility set up for hazardous/non-hazardous waste handling
  • Institute workplace & engineering controls
  • Explain how to handle an exposure incident
  • Summarize an Infection Prevention Control Plan
Credit/Contact Hours
  • Amy Adkins-Dwivedi, MS, APRN
Development Team
  • Margaret Chinn, MEd, MSW
  • Trisha Moreno
  • English
ID Required
  • Yes
Release Date
January 29, 2020
Last Updated
October 29, 2021
Instructional Methods
  • Assessment Review
  • Slides Presentation
  • Take Home Resource
  • Timed
  • Ungraded Self Assessment-Lesson Recall
  • Video Clips
  • Autograded and Quiz Retakes Allowed
  • Graded Final Quiz
  • Passing 80%+
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