Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Prevention


Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Prevention

  • Category Health
  • Authors James Vaughan Karl Sommer III
  • Variants
    1. Full Course - 19 minutes
      This version is designed for all campus employees.
    2. Refresher - 13 minutes

The Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Prevention course introduces the type, statistics and scope of the disease; guidelines for the clean up and handling of potentially infectious wastes or contaminated materials; the risks associated with workers exposed to BBPs (including vaccination and reporting information); and delivers training designed to emphasize the practices of proper exposure control. The course contains specific references to OSHA regulation 29 CFR 1910.1030 with Internet links to the OSHA and CDC web sites.

Expert Authors

James Vaughan

James Vaughan is president of Today's Resources, Inc., a full-service safety and health consulting firm. He has more than 30 years of direct OSHA compliance and loss-control experience and holds a BS in Industrial Technology from Eastern Kentucky University.

Karl Sommer III

Karl Sommer III has more than 14 years of safety experience, including acting as executive director of the Columbus (OH) Chamber of Commerce Safety Council and the National Safety Council Central Ohio Chapter. His responsibilities included the coordination/presentation of numerous training courses and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce Workers' Compensation group rating program. Karl holds an MS in Safety and Health Management from West Virginia University.