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Have you ever come in to work sick? The notion of spreading germs may not have crossed your mind. But some infectious diseases can spread very rapidly in the workplace among coworkers, clients, patients, and beyond the workplace to the general public, including family members. Infectious diseases can have serious health consequences. This course is intended to help workers develop awareness about the seriousness of infectious diseases and the importance of handwashing in preventing the spread of infection. It also covers specific infectious diseases caused by viruses and bacteria to help prevent contracting and spreading them. Company policy may also provide guidance on infectious diseases and should be consulted where it exists. This course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.