American Red Cross
Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP)

BBP Course Description:

This course meets the OSHA requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site specific instruction. This course teaches students how to protect themselves from being exposed to blood or blood containing materials and how to act quickly and safely in the event of an incident. BBP training was designed for workers who might come into contact with bloodborne pathogens such as:

  • Childcare workers
  • Lab workers
  • Manufacturing company workers
  • Security guards
  • Maintenance workers
  • School personnel
  • Housekeepers and custodians
  • Health and fitness club staff
  • Tattoo artists

Course Topics:

  • Defining BBP
  • Identifying how a BBP can spread
  • How to recognize, report, & follow up on employee exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM)
  • How to help prevent exposure incidents by following work practice controls, using engineering controls and personal protective equipment (PPE), practicing good personal hygiene and properly cleaning and disinfecting equipment and supplies.

The delivery method for the curriculum is listed below:

BBP (Traditional)

  • Delivery: Face-to-Face
  • Duration: 1 hours
  • OSHA Compliant?: Yes
  • Price: $30 (Includes a face shield key chain)
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