OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens is a federal OSHA standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) that prescribes safeguards to protect workers against the health hazards from exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials, and to reduce their risk from this exposure.
Who needs to take Bloodborne Pathogen Training?
All employees who could be “reasonably anticipated” to face contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM) as the result of performing their assigned job duties.
Who typically is required to take Bloodborne Pathogen Training?
Physicians, Nurses, Medical Students, Healthcare Workers, Paramedics, Firemen, Policemen, Emergency Responders, Teachers, School Staff, Tattoo Artists, Cleaning/Janitorial Staff, etc.