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Required and Recommended Student and Staff Training

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Bloodborne Pathogens

What are bloodborne pathogens?

Bloodborne pathogens are infectious microorganisms present in blood that can cause disease in humans. These pathogens include, but are not limited to, Hepatitis B Virus (HBV), Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS. Workers exposed to bloodborne pathogens are at risk for serious or illnesses that are considered life-threatening.

SOURCE: OSHA Fact Sheet Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

 

OSHA Blood borne Pathogen Training

Required training annually
Staff

Universal resources:

For more information, contact:

Myron Melton
Education Program Consultant
Early Childhood, Special Education and Title Services
(785) 296-4941
mmelton@ksde.org

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