Tuesday April 6, 2021, 10:00 am
April 2021 – In addition to dealing with coronavirus, workplaces must comply with the requirement to protect employees against other pathogens. There is a current need therefore to assist employers and employees in various industries (not just healthcare) in addressing the requirements of the bloodborne pathogens regulation.
The California Code of Regulations Title 8, Section 5193 protects employees who work in occupations where there is risk of exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials. Because of the detail in this regulation, it is important to understand who is covered under it, the definitions, requirements of the exposure control plan and how it must be used in order protect the health and safety of our workers at each of our places of employment.
This class will focus on Bloodborne Pathogens under California Regulation.