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Oregon: Bloodborne Pathogens Training for Body Art Professionals
Approved by Oregon Health Authority Health Licensing Office (HLO) & the Board of Electrologists and Body Art Practitioners
This course is for Body Art Practitioners & Body Piercers who need OSHA compliant Bloodborne Pathogens and infection control training, according to OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.1030 as part of their job requirement because they may face occupational exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens and infectious disease.
Expectations & Goals
The purpose of the Standard is to teach Body Art Professionals & Body Piercers 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.
- introduce the risk for occupational exposure to Bloodborne pathogens as well as its transmission and modes of transportation
- limit occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials using the standard precautions
- provide a source for review and assistance with the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen curriculum