Ohio Training Courses

Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Prevention (OH)

The Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Prevention course introduces the type, statistics and scope of the disease; guidelines for the clean up and handling of potentially infectious wastes or contaminated materials; the risks associated with workers exposed to BBPs (including vaccination and reporting information); and delivers training designed to emphasize the practices of proper exposure control. The course contains specific references to OSHA regulation 29 CFR 1910.1030 with Internet links to the OSHA and CDC web sites.

Course length: 30 minutes

Author: James Vaughan & Karl Sommer III

James Vaughan is president of Today’s Resources, Inc. (TRI), a full-service safety and health consulting firm. Jim has over 30 years of direct OSHA compliance and loss-control experience and holds a B.S. in Industrial Technology from Eastern Kentucky University.

Karl Sommer III has over 14 years of safety experience including acting as Executive Director of the Columbus (OH) Chamber of Commerce Safety Council and the National Safety Council Central Ohio Chapter. His responsibilities included the coordination/presentation of numerous training courses and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce Workers’ Comp group rating program. Karl holds a MS in Safety and Health Management from West Virginia University.