Bloodborne Pathogens Impact: Controls That Reduce or Eliminate Transmission
Standard precautions are taken to prevent bloodborne pathogen transmission. This is done by treating all potentially infectious material as infectious. Engineering controls and work practice controls are used to make the work environment safe and to avoid any injuries. In this impact, Dr. Ava Dykes talks about controls that reduce or eliminate transmission.
Anyone who performs job duties that could bring him or her into contact with blood or body fluids in the workplace including, but not limited to, health care workers, emergency medical and first aid responders, or persons cleaning health care areas, equipment, or devices.
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Lesson Objectives Bloodborne Pathogens Impact: Controls That Reduce or Eliminate Transmission
understand the credentials of the subject matter expert
understand controls that will eliminate or reduce exposure to bloodborne pathogens
reflect on what you’ve learned