AHA Bloodborne Pathogens
The primary purpose of the American Heart Association HeartSaver Bloodborne Pathogens course is to train employees on how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials.
This course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens (BBP) training when paired with site-specific instruction.
This course is designed for anyone with a reasonable chance of coming into contact with bloodborne pathogens such as:
Health and fitness club staff
AHA’s course uses the PACT acronym (Protect, Act, Clean, Tell) and slogan, “Make a PACT, Know How to Act,” to help students learn and easily recall bloodborne pathogens training.
Students learn how to:
• Protect themselves from exposure to bloodborne pathogens
• Act when exposed to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace
• Clean themselves and the area when exposed to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace
• Tell or report any exposure to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace
PARTICIPANTS MUST MEET ALL PREREQUISITES TO TAKE THE COURSE.
Approximately 2 hours
To successfully complete the Bloodborne Pathogens course, candidate must:
Attend and actively participate in all course sessions.
Demonstrate competency in all required skills.
CERTIFICATE ISSUED/ VALIDITY PERIOD
HeartSaver Bloodborne Pathogens is valid for 1 year.
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