This course is approved by New York State Education Department (NYSED) and New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) to meet Barrier Precautions & Infection Control requirements.
This course is intended for New York Professionals who need Infection Control Training according to OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard 29 CFR 1910.1030 because they may face occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious materials as part of their job requirement.
Expectations and Goals
The purpose of the Standard is to teach relevant personnel in various settings to limit occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials because any exposure could result in transmission of Bloodborne Pathogens that could lead to disease or death.
- Assure that licensed, registered, or certified education & health & body art professionals understand how bloodborne pathogens may be transmitted in the work environment
- Apply current scientifically accepted infection prevention and control principles as appropriate
- Minimize opportunity for transmission of pathogens
- Familiarize professionals with the law requiring this training and the professional misconduct charges that may be applicable for not complying