Webinar

"Bloodborne Pathogens: Reduce Your Risk of Exposure" Lorman Webinar

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Date   Apr 8, 2021
Time   1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

FordHarrison partner Karen Milner will be presenting the "Bloodborne Pathogens: Reduce Your Risk of Exposure" webinar for Lorman on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 1pm Eastern.

About the Program
Understand the steps that should be taken to prevent exposure to bloodborne pathogens and the action to take should an exposure incident occur. This topic will allow you to identify what bloodborne pathogens are (as defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration). You will learn exactly what must be included in a company’s Bloodborne Pathogen program to comply with the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen standard. This material will help you understand the steps that should be taken to prevent exposure to bloodborne pathogens, reduce the risk of exposure, and action to take should an exposure incident occur. In addition, this material will help you understand what OSHA standards and/or guidance apply in connection with COVID-19. The topic will also ensure that you understand legal obligations under OSHA as well as best practices to reduce the risk of employee exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to define what a bloodborne pathogen is.
  • You will be able to describe how to develop a bloodborne pathogen program compliant with OSHA standards.
  • You will be able to explain how to best protect employees against both bloodborne pathogens and COVID-19 exposure.
  • You will be able to identify what to do if an employee has been exposed to bloodborne pathogens.

Agenda

Identifying Bloodborne Pathogens

  • Bloodborne Pathogens Defined
  • What Kinds of Businesses Should Be Most Concerned About Employee Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens?
  • Steps to Prevent the Spread of Bloodborne Pathogens

OSHA Standard 1910.1030

  • Definitions
  • Requirements/Contents of an OSHA-Compliant Bloodborne Pathogen Program
  • Required Vaccinations for Employees

COVID-19

  • What Is SARS-CoV-2 and Is It a Bloodborne Pathogen?
  • Is COVID-19 Covered by OSHA Regulations or Standards?
  • Prior OSHA Guidance and the General Duty Clause
  • March 2021 Guidance From OSHA to Protect Employees From COVID-19 in the Workplace

Continuing Education

  • ASA 1.5 - This program qualifies for 1.5 continuing education hour(s) towards maintaining your ASA credential. Please contact ASA for more information at certification@americanstaffing.net.
  • HR Certification Institute 1.5 - This program has been approved for 1.5 (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR(TM), aPHRi(TM), PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi(TM) and SPHRi(TM)recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
  • SHRM 1.5 - Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

Registration
For more information and to register, click here. FordHarrison clients are entitled to 50 percent off the registration fee by clicking here.