Los Angeles Career College offers American Red Cross Bloodborne Pathogen Training. The course is designed for those who risk on-the job exposure to blood and other bodily fluids. Once you have completed your online training, you will receive a certificate of completion which is valid for a year after completion.
When you help somebody, who’s injured there is always a potential that you could be exposed to a danger yourself because of the risk of bloodborne pathogens. It’s important to be aware of what bloodborne pathogens are and how they are transmitted. It’s also important to be aware of the ways you can protect yourself from them, so you’ll know what to do in respond to an injury. American Red Cross Bloodborne Pathogen Training course teaches employees how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials. This course is designed to meet OSHA requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction.
The course is designed for people, who are at risk for on the job exposure to blood and other bodily fluids in the workplace. The course teaches how bloodborne pathogens are spread, how to avoid exposure and what to do if exposed to infectious material. This course is one of the requirements of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. After taking this course, students should talk with their employer about their workplace’s specific policies and procedures. In addition to this training, you should meet with your employer representative, so he/she can inform you about specific policies and procedures and answer questions about how this training content applies to your workplace.
Occupations requiring taking the course:
- Correctional officers
- Childcare workers
- Security guards
- Maintenance workers
- School personnel
- Hotel housekeepers
- Health and fitness club staff
- Tattoo artists
- Engineering Controls
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Personal Hygiene
- Cleaning/Disinfecting Equipment and Supplies
- Recognizing, Reporting and Following Up on Employee Exposures to Infectious Materials
- Training completed in two hours (classroom)
- Free digital participant materials
- One-year certification
- Continuing education units available