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OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard Overview for the Health care Industry Webinar

Description

The OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard Overview for the Health care Industry webinar is scheduled for July 27th from 10 - 11 a.m. MT.

Overview
The webinar will provide guidance to employers for compliance with the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. The topics will cover determination of employee exposure, the Exposure Control Plan, engineering controls and personal protective equipment, work practices, waste disposal, Hepatitis B vaccination, post-exposure procedures, employee training and recordkeeping requirements. 

Learning Objectives 

  • Assist employers on compliance standards for bloodborne pathogens 
  • Discuss different processes and procedures including Exposure Control Plans and waste disposal 
  • Explain recordkeeping requirements and employee training 

Target Audience 
This webinar is intended for risk management, quality directors, patient safety, infection preventionists, compliance officers, nursing staff and HR staff. 

Speaker
Brian Oberbeck, M.S., B.S., Compliance Safety and Health Officer, OSHA Denver Area Office 
Brian has been a compliance officer with OSHA for more than fourteen years. Prior to OSHA, he was a Safety Specialist with the University of Wisconsin. Oberbeck is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and Colorado State University, and he has degrees in chemistry and environmental health (industrial hygiene).

The Denver Area Office is responsible for enforcement of the OSH Act and providing compliance assistance to employers in Colorado. 

Registration
Registration fee: $195 for CHA members, $245 for associate members and $295 for non-members. The deadline to register is Tuesday, July 25.

Webinar Instructions and Materials
Prior to the webinar, you will receive instructions for accessing the webinar, along with the slide presentation via email. If your email address changes, you do not receive an email with instructions from CHA or if you are unable to download or open presentation materials, please contact CHA prior to the webinar at valerie.siebertthomas@cha.com  or 720.330.6024.


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