This 3 hour program is an effective tool for training employees who have a risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens in the workplace. The program focuses on blood borne diseases, with emphasis on HIV and Hepatitis.
The program also takes a close look at the use of Personal Protective Equipment, and the requirements of an Occupational Exposure Control Plan. This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge to reduce or eliminate the occupational risk of blood borne pathogens.
Students will learn to develop behaviours to minimize their exposure to potentially infectious materials and know what steps to take to reduce their risk of contracting a disease in the event of an exposure.
This program can be used as a stand-alone program or can be used to supplement MEDIC First Aid programs such as Emergency First Aid and CPR and
Standard First Aid and CPR, or the Workplace for BC Level 1 etc.