Blood Born Pathogens (BBP) Certification Course
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Bloodborne Pathogens Virtual


Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) Certification Course is a virtual class where we send the video portion of the class to your email and upon completion, we will authorize a certification.

Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) Certification Course includes information that will help students understand what bloodborne pathogens are and how risks of exposure can be reduced for themselves and others. The program assists in satisfying the training requirements of the U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.

Intended audience
Any individual or employee who has a reasonable anticipation of contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials as a result of performing designated job duties.

ASHI-approved training materials

  • Student Handbook (one per participant, print or digital)

Successful completion (certification)

  • Complete all course requirements as provided by an authorized ASHI Instructor.
  • Written Exam — Optional
  • Performance Evaluation — Successfully complete the course requirements for the Bloodborne Pathogens program.

Recognized certification period

  • May not exceed 12 months from the class completion date.

Recommended time to complete

  • Initial training — About 2 hours
  • Successful completion is based on the achievement of the core learning objectives rather than a prescribed instruction time.

Course topics

  • What Are Bloodborne Pathogens?
  • How Infection Occurs
  • Specific Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Hepatitis B Virus
  • Hepatitis C Virus
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Transmitting Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Your Employer’s Exposure Control Plan
  • Recognizing the Potential for Exposure
  • Methods to Control the Risk of Exposure
  • Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Hepatitis B Immunization
  • If an Exposure Occurs
  • Housekeeping
  • Communicating a Hazard in the Workplace
Disclaimer For Classes
NOTICE: If you no-show on your scheduled class, we will reschedule you to another class without charge. If you no-show for two classes in a row then you will be required to re-register for the course.
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