Bloodborne Pathogens for Laboratory Personnel

Target Audience: BBP Training is required for those who work with human blood or bodily fluids; unfixed tissues or organs other than intact skin from a human; cell, tissue, or organ cultures or medium, or animal or human cell lines that have not been documented with the EHS Office as free from contamination of human hepatitis viruses, HIV and other recognized bloodborne pathogens. It is the responsibility of each Laboratory Director to ensure that his/her laboratory personnel attend Bloodborne Pathogen Training. This includes, but is not limited to, Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Staff, and Visitors.

Description: This training includes an introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens, standard precautions, common pathogens, exposure risks, personal protective equipment (PPE), waste, and exposure incidents. This training meets the requirements of the federal Bloodborne Pathogen standards.

Training Requirements: Initial training must be completed prior to any work in a laboratory that may expose a worker to Bloodborne Pathogens. Bloodborne Pathogens training is required annually.

Available: Live session or Online training

Lives Sessions: View the live session training schedule for upcoming dates and times.

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Online Training - ISER

Pitt and non-Pitt personnel can complete bloodborne pathogens training through Pitt's Health Sciences ISER training system ( Click the button below to access the ISER training site. You can create an account or login with your HSConnect account.

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Online Training - EH&S

EH&S online BBP training is approximately 90 minutes in duration. Click the button below to access the online EH&S Bloodborne Pathogens training. You will be prompted to login using your Pitt user name and password.

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