Learners examine OSHA's guidelines of what to include in a bloodborne pathogen exposure control plan for persons who work in general industry, health care, emergency medical services, law enforcement, education, recreation industries, or other occupations in which there is a potential for exposure to blood, blood products, bodily fluids, or human tissues.
This learning object has been created to educate workers about the occupational risks of being exposed to bloodborne pathogens as described in the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 CFR 1910.1030- Bloodborne Pathogen Standard.
In this interactive object, learners read about the occupations that are most at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure. They also read about the most common pathogens and how they are transmitted. This learning object is based on information from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.