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1/16/2020  - Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP)

Location: North Country Chamber of Commerce
Address: 7061 State Route 9 Plattsburgh NY 12901
Start Time: 8:00 AM - End Time: 12:00 PM
Member Price: $14.00 / Non-Member Price: $14.00

Bloodborne Pathogens

Workers in a variety of professions may be at risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens, for example, Medical Professionals, First Aid Team Members, Lab Technicians and Cleaners (in certain instances).  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 because 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: Lola Miller, LLM Safety Consulting       

Lola Miller is the Owner of LLM Safety Consulting. She has twenty years of experience in health and safety.  Her Master’s Degree is in Occupational Health & Safety from Tulane University and Bachelor’s Degree is in International Business.  Lola is a Certified Safety Professional and an Associate Safety Professional.  Her services include compliance and risk audits, creation of corporate safety standards including implementation guidance and training materials, consultation assistance when dealing with OSHA and maintaining compliance with OSHA regulations. Lola has been an Advanced EMT - Critical Care Technician for 27 years, is a Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED instructor and a Stop the Bleed Instructor.

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

· 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



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