MIOSHA Bloodborne Infectious Diseases Online Training Program

Contact: Consultation Education and Training 517-284-7720

Before you begin:

Please review the following before you begin the training program:

Training Program:

*These training programs do NOT fulfill all the training requirements in the Bloodborne Standard nor is it intended to replace facility specific training.

Bloodborne Infectious Diseases Reference Material:

Purpose:
This program is designed to provide an overview of the MIOSHA Part 554 Bloodborne Infectious Diseases Standard. This training program does NOT fulfill all the employee training requirements described in the Bloodborne Standard nor is it intended to replace facility specific training.

It is designed as a "Train the Trainer" Program. Providing bloodborne infectious diseases information to those who train employees who are at risk of occupational exposure. The training program will also provide additional resources to assist trainers in becoming more knowledgeable of topics related to bloodborne infectious diseases.

Training Materials Needed:
MIOSHA Part 554 Bloodborne Infectious Diseases Standard
(You may wish to print a copy for reference during the training)
 
Begin Online Training: Module 1 and Module 2
 

The following resources are referenced throughout the training program and will provide additional insight to assist with complying with the MIOSHA Bloodborne Infectious Diseases Standard.

MIOSHA Resources:

MIOSHA Bloodborne Resources
These include a Fill-in-the-Blank Sample Written Exposure Control Plan and other guidance materials.
MIOSHA Part 11 Recording and Reporting of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Standard
MIOSHA Part 11 Recording and Reporting of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (Forms)
 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Resources
(External links outside MIOSHA website):

CDC: Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Occupational Exposures to HBV, HCV, and HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis
NIOSH Preventing Needlestick Injuries in Health Care Settings
CDC/NIOSH: Bloodborne Pathogens Topic Page
 

Federal OSHA
(External links outside MIOSHA website):

Bloodborne Pathogens Topic Page

Letter of Interpretation (waterless cleansers)

Letter of Interpretation (reuse of tubeholders prohibited)

Letter of Interpretation (First Aid Providers)

 

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and EPA (External links outside MIOSHA website):

Michigan DEQ Medical Waste Regulatory Program
EPA List of Disinfectants
 

Other Resources
(External links outside MIOSHA website):

International Healthcare Worker Safety Center at the University of Virginia Health System