Introduction

Welcome. If for whatever reason, you don’t understand any portion of this course or if you're interested in learning more contact your local infection control agency or your employee health & safety department.

Bloodborne Pathogens and Other Potentially Infectious Materials (OPIM)

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a regulatory agency of the U.S. who issues regulations for employees’ safety and preparedness.

In this course, you'll learn what Bloodborne Pathogens are, protection from exposure, treatment, risks, and best practices. All employees who handle blood or OPIM’s are required by law to take a course in Bloodborne Pathogens and OPIM’s.

For an Informational OSHA guide, please visit www.osha.gov.