Blood Borne Pathogens

Duration: 60 Minutes
Instructor: Kenneth S. Weinberg
Webinar Id: 800073


One Attendee


This webinar will provide up to date information about what constitutes blood borne pathogens from infectious materials, as well as other potentially infectious materials. The webinar will provide answers about how to prevent exposures, deal with spills or exposures should they occur, and the how to recognize the hazards of blood borne pathogens

A thorough description of the types of infections of concern for blood borne pathogens, how one might be exposed, the differences between blood born infections and other potentially infectious materials, methods for dealing with potential exposures or spills, and the requirements from OSHA to protect workers from exposure or to track exposures if they occur.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Infectious materials
  • Other potentially infectious materials
  • Prophylactic techniques that might be available
  • Use of personal protective equipment
  • Policies and procedures required by OSHA to protect workers

Who Will Benefit:

  • Safety Professionals
  • Administrators
  • Lab Workers
  • Those who might be exposed to blood borne pathogens

Speaker Profile
Dr. Kenneth S. Weinberg, Ph.D. is an independent consultant in environmental health and safety. Dr. Weinberg has consulted for several companies in the areas of OSHA Injury and Illness reporting, as well as auditing for OSHA inspections. He has worked as the Director of Safety at Mass. General Hospital in Boston for almost twelve years, and has written several books on the topics of health care safety, OSHA, and Indoor Air Quality.

He has also written several articles for prominent national safety publications, and serves on the editorial advisory boards for safety publications. He Also has been Administrator of the Health Care Divisio0n of the American Society of Safety Engineers, and is a member of several panels that advice on safety related matters.

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