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Talaris Therapeutics Bloodborne Pathogens

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Course Description

Bloodborne pathogens are infectious microorganisms in human blood that can cause disease in humans. These pathogens include, but are not limited to, hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Needlesticks and other sharps-related injuries may expose workers to bloodborne pathogens.

In this course you will learn to:

  • Define Modes of Transmission
  • Understand the concepts of OSHA Universal Precautions
  • Identify safety equipment and PPE used with infectious materials
  • Understand the CDC Biological Safety Levels for your lab
  • Understand how to properly dispose of biological waste
  • Understand the proper clean a biological spill