Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Prevention

Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Prevention

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.

  1. Custodians (en Español) - 32 minutes
    Esta versión está diseñada para el personal de mantenimiento de la escuela.
  2. Teachers and Administration - 19 minutes
    This version is designed for teachers and administraton to prevent bbp exposure.
  3. Custodians - 23 minutes
    This version is designed for school custodial staff.
  4. Full Course - 22 minutes
    This version is designed to train all school staff on bloodborne pathogen exposure prevention.
  5. Support Staff - 20 minutes
    This version is designed for school support staff that are not custodians
  6. Refresher (en Espanol) - 18 minutes
    Refresher (en Espanol)
  7. Refresher - 13 minutes
    This version is a refresher to the BBP Full course
Course Authors
James Vaughan
James Vaughan is president of Today's Resources, Inc., a full-service safety and health consulting firm. He has more than 30 years of direct OSHA compliance and loss-control experience and holds a BS in Industrial Technology from Eastern Kentucky University.


Karl Sommer III
Karl Sommer III has more than 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' Compensation group rating program. Karl holds an MS in Safety and Health Management from West Virginia University.