Bloodborne Pathogens for Hospitality
Train your employees how to recognized the dangers of possible infection, how to minimize the risk, and follow-up procedures if exposed.Training Time: 31 Minutes.
Bloodborne pathogens are microorganisms such as viruses or bacteria that, if present in blood, can cause disease in humans. These pathogens can be transmitted from an infected person to a healthy person by contact with infected blood or other bodily fluids.
In the hotel and motel, or hospitality industry, employees may come into contact with blood or other possibly infectious bodily fluids. This can happen when cleaning rooms, stripping beds, and handling laundry.
Given the risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens, this course will cover how workers can recognize the dangers of possible infection, what precautions are needed to minimize the risk, and what procedures to follow if exposed to possibly infectious bodily fluids.
- Define bloodborne pathogens
- List common types of bloodborne pathogens
- Describe how bloodborne pathogens are transmitted from one person to another
- List some requirements of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
- Describe how to clean up infectious fluids
- Describe the risks posed by sharps
- Describe the proper technique for contaminated glove removal
- Describe what to do if you are exposed to a bloodborne pathogen while unprotected
31 Minutes (19 min. video + 12 min. test)
PLEASE NOTE: All DVDs include a link printed on the inside cover for customers to download printable tests and other documents.