Bloodborne pathogens are microscopic infectious organisms carried by body fluids that can cause disease in humans. In this course, we will describe what bloodborne pathogens are and what precautions are taken on offshore facilities to prevent infection.
Topics Covered: Describe what bloodborne pathogens are and what precautions are taken on offshore facilities to prevent infection; Outline the hand tools used on offshore facilities and the safety measures in place to use them safely; Describe what office hazards exist and the measures that can be taken to prevent them
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
recall what bloodborne pathogens are;
know what precautions to take on offshore facilities to prevent infection;
know what to do for potential bloodborne pathogen exposure; and
know who is responsible for various aspects of bloodborne pathogen management.