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Location: North Country Chamber of Commerce
Address: 7061 State Route 9 Plattsburgh NY 12901
Start Time: 8:00 AM - End Time: 11:00 AM
Member Price: $13.00 / Non-Member Price: $13.00

Blood Borne Pathogens

Workers in a variety of professions may be at risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens, for example, Medical Professionals, First Aid Team Members, and Cleaners (in certain circumstances).  In 1991, OSHA issued the “Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030)”.  OSHA issued this standard after determining that employees had a significant health risk as a result of occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious material (OPIM) from bloodborne pathogens such as hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).    An employee whose work duties may result in occupational exposure of bloodborne pathogens are required to have this training.

Main topics covered in this course include:

· OSHA requirements from 29 CFR 1910.1030 including who has occupational exposure

· Exposure and health effects

· Exposure Control Plan

· Control methods and examples (HBV vaccinations and declinations)

· Post-exposure actions

Instructor: Bruce Gray, Landrock E&S Consulting       

Bruce Gray is President of Landrock E&S Consulting, Inc., a Plattsburgh firm providing Environmental and Safety consulting services since 2003. Previously, Bruce has twenty-three years experience in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, including 15 years as the Environmental & Safety Manager at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals in Rouses Point. Bruce received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Lehigh University and his Master of Arts in Management from Plattsburgh State University.

· Registration fee includes cost of meals/refreshments

· Certificate of Achievement will be given to attendees for each class completed.

· Cancellation must be received 3 days before day of seminar and may be subject to refund charges & no shows will be charged

Funding Provided By: New York State Occupational Safety & Health Hazard Abatement Board through the OSH T+E Fund




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