Bloodborne Pathogens in First Response Environments

First responders are at great risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens, which are disease causing organisms found in human blood, its components and products. The most threatening bloodborne pathogens transmit diseases such as Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV. This safety training video explains how exposure occurs and the precautions first responders must take to protect themselves. This video explains the Exposure Control Plan, as well as the importance of labeling hazardous waste containers, housekeeping, PPE, and vaccinations. First responders learn about accidental exposures and the steps to take post-exposure. Learn how to protect yourself from bloodborne pathogens by watching this training video.