The course covers:
- Engineering Controls
- Work practice controls
- Personal protection equipment
- Universal precautions and labeling
Several of the different logs required are discussed, including sharps/injury, training and vaccination. Incident reports and a sample exposure plan are also covered. The Needle Stick Safety and Prevention Act is reviewed. Diseases discussed are HIV, Hepatitis A, and B and C, tuberculosis and influenza, just to name a few.
This course is not a detailed science course. It stresses personal protection, proper and good housekeeping practices and documentation.
Student workbook is an excellent resource book to keep. Students take a short quiz at the end. Certification is good for one year.