Blood-borne Pathogens and Exposure Control Plan Certificate

  • Course provided by New Skills Academy
  • Study type: Online
  • Starts: Anytime
  • Price: £31 £100

69% discount for Rest Less members

Book online now
New Skills Academy

Course Description

Blood-borne Pathogens and Exposure Control Plan

Blood-borne pathogens are microorganisms inside the human body which can cause a number of serious diseases through contamination. Employees who work in nursing, dentistry, laboratories or surgeries have an occupational risk of exposure to blood or other potentially hazardous bodily fluids. A comprehensive Blood-borne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan will help to protect these employees. This course provides an in-depth overview of Exposure Control Plans. The course will cover what the plan should entail, the step-by-step procedures surrounding exposure to blood borne pathogens in the workplace and how to introduce the plan to employees in training.

You Will Learn:

  • What a Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan is and what it involves.
  • How an effective Exposure Control Plan can save lives, prevent injuries and protect the health of employees.
  • How to introduce a Control Plan to employees in training.
  • What steps to take to reduce the risk of exposure to employees.
  • What to do in the immediate aftermath of an exposure incident.

Benefits of Taking this Course

  • You will learn about Blood-borne Pathogen Exposure Control and how to implement a successful plan in the workplace.
  • Your staff will be better trained to work in an environment where there is a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens as a result of you taking this course.
  • You will gain an insight into the dangers of blood-borne pathogens and why your workplace should have an Exposure Control Plan in place.
  • You will learn the preventative measures to put in place to keep staff safe and reduce the risk of contamination.
  • You will learn what to do in the event of a member of your team being exposed to potentially hazardous blood-borne pathogens.