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What is OSHA?
Occupational Saftey and Health Administation.
Why was OSHA created?
Osha is responsible for ensuring a work enviroment is safe.
What are some bloodborne pathogeons?
Hbv, hiv, hcv
What does OPIM mean?
Other Potentially Infection Materials.
What is the OSHA Blodborne Pathogen Standard?
Requirements for employers to follow to ensure employee safety with regard to occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
Who needs OSHA BBP Training?
Any employee who has occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infection material.
The goal of OSHA Traing.
to educate the employee regarding general bbp's issues, as well as how to minimize or eliminate their exposure by a combination of universal precautions, work practice controls, engineering controls and personal protective equipment/
How often does and employee need OSHA training?
within one year of the original training. Whenever a change in an employee's responsibilities, procedures, or work situation could put them at a different risk - these employee's need addional traing of retraining.
What are the symptoms of HBV and HCV?
Jaundice, fatigue, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, intemittent nausea, and vomiting.
What are the symptoms of HIV?
night sweats, weight loss, fever, fatigue, gland pain, or swelling and muscle or joint pain.
What is an exposure control plan?
This plan desribes engineering controls in use are your worksite.
Should be reviewed every year.
5 examples of standard precautions.
Gloves, hand washing, gown, mask, sharps, don't recap sharps, use properly labeled container.
What are standard precautions?
practice in medicine of avoiding contact with patients bodily fluids.