Information and Training

Medical staff donning biohazard suits
Bloodborne pathogens training should include hands-on practice.

All employees (including part-time and temporary employees) with occupational exposure in the organization should participate in a training program that is provided at no cost during working hours.

  • The training materials used should be appropriate in content and vocabulary to the educational and literacy levels and are conveyed in the language of the employees.
  • The training materials should clearly state the objectives of the training.
  • Trainers should be knowledgeable in the subject matter covered by the training program as it relates to the workplace.
  • All employees should have an opportunity to practice procedures and for interactive questions and answers with the person(s) conducting the training.
  • If computer or online training is used, it should provide an opportunity for a person knowledgeable about the training material to be available to answer questions.