This course teaches the high-risk UL Lafayette employees about the communicable illnesses they can be exposed to on the job and how a pathogen enters the body. Proper procedures used to prevent the transmission of these diseases are covered as well as the use of hazard control kits and personal protective equipment. Hands on simulation is given to show participants how to properly administer personal protective equipment as well as how to utilize the decontamination kits for cleanup. High-risk employees are required to train annually on boodborne pathogens. This is only offered as an instructor lead course and any employees who may come into contact with any body fluids are urged to take the course.
This course can be taken online at anytime:
Please send any certificates of completion to the Environmental Health & Safety Office to receive credit for the course.