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Have you got what it takes to be a tattoo artist in 2024?

The main focus of our business here at bloodbornecertification.com is not tattooing per se, but a huge number of our customers come to us to get their bloodborne pathogens certification for tattoo artists when they are applying for their tattoo license. But what if you are not quite there yet? In this article we take …

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Tattoo Internships and Apprenticeships

EPA Revises List of Disinfectants Against Bloodborne Pathogens

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has aggregated and updated information from individual disinfectant lists to create a new list called the EPA-Registered Antimicrobial Products Effective Against Bloodborne Pathogens (HIV, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C) [List S]. The agency’s freshly released list combines product information from the following former EPA disinfectant lists:  List C: …

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EPA Bloodborne Pathogens List 2024

OSHA Standards and Regulations for Hospitals

OSHA regulations for hospitals include all applicable common workplace safety and health standards, plus any that apply to the specific services provided by the healthcare facility or its operations.  Here are some examples: Common Workplace Safety and Health Standards may include: Specific Healthcare Safety and Health Standards may include: Healthcare Operations Safety and Health Standards …

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Bloodborne Pathogens Hospital

Free Course: Encouraging Employees to Report Bloodborne Pathogen Exposures

OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) does require that employers make immediate confidential medical evaluation and follow-up available for workers who have an exposure incident, such as a needlestick.  An exposure incident is a specific eye, mouth, other mucous membrane, non-intact skin, or parenteral contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM). A …

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Encouraging Reposrting of Bloodborne Pathogen Exposures

Bloodborne Pathogen Kits Explained

As an employer, are you aware of the potential risks of bloodborne pathogens in your workplace and the dangers these could present to your employees? Bloodborne pathogens are microorganisms that can be present in blood or human bodily fluids. They can cause serious infections and diseases that in some cases can be life-threatening.  These pathogens …

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Bloodborne Pathogen Kits being delivered

How to Get a Bloodborne Pathogens Certificate

You may have come across the terms ‘bloodborne pathogens certificate’, ‘bloodborne pathogens training, ‘bloodborne pathogen certification’, ‘OSHA bloodborne training’ and numerous other variations and mixtures of these terms. You just need the certification for a new job, but it can all feel a little confusing, so in this article we cut through the noise and …

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How to get a bloodborne pathogens certificate

Workplace First Aid – OSHA position on AEDs

When a person suffers a cardiac event their heart may stop functioning normally. This event is called Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) and it happens to around 250,000 people each and every year.  Workplace electrocution, low oxygen environments for example in confined spaces, over exertion, and extreme heat are just some of the many factors that …

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OSHA position on AEDs

Free Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan Template

A study found that some American healthcare workers are not adequately trained for, nor protected from bloodborne pathogens.  The report discovered specifically that 28% of privately owned dental practices did not have a site-specific written bloodborne pathogens exposure control plan (ECP). Of this 28% – half of that number declared no intention to implement an …

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Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan

Types of OSHA Violations: 2024 Factsheet

In this article we take a look at the question: what are the six OSHA violation types? Emphasis is provided on examples for each violation in the context of the bloodborne pathogens standard. There are six types of OSHA violation.  Serious Other-than Serious Willful or Repeated Posting Violation Failure to Abate Violation De Minimis Violation …

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Six Types of OSHA Violations

CPR Certification for Tattoo Licensing: USA

If you are a tattoo artist, or a body modification artist – or you are thinking of becoming one – you are probably aware that to get a tattoo license most states require a bloodborne pathogen certificate from a reputable training provider with a tattoo specific BBP course. The second most common state requirement is …

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Tattoo Artist at Work could CPR soon be needed?

Hotel Medical Emergencies: A Bloodborne Pathogen Risk

At some point in their career, many hotel employees might be required to respond to a medical incident. This is likely to happen if one of the following circumstances occurs: Basic first aid is required for any individual on premises (e.g respiratory issues, cuts & wounds, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, assault, slip/trip/fall, etc.) A Homicide occurs A …

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This hotel room could contain Bloodborne Pathogens

Bloodborne Pathogen Training in Manufacturing & Service Industries

It’s 3:30PM and you are at home in bed with the sniffles, a sore throat, and runny nose. Suddenly your cellphone rings. It’s your boss. There’s a problem at work. Your heart sinks. “Hi,” you say in a raspy voice, “what’s happening?” Your boss explains that there was an accident. A contractor cut himself trailing …

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Bloodborne Pathogen Danger at Work

Bloodborne Pathogens Training Problems

Millions of people in the USA are required to take OSHA training for Bloodborne Pathogens annually. It’s an integral part of job safety for all workers who may be at risk of exposure to human blood or other bodily fluids as part of their job. This, of course, includes healthcare workers, tattoo artists and others who …

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Bloodborne Pathogens OSHA training nightmare

Avoid OSHA fines for Bloodborne Pathogens Violations: 2024 Checklist

Worker safety and OSHA compliance are inextricably linked with Infection Control policies and procedures. Pathogenic microorganisms that can be found in human blood and can cause disease in individuals are known as bloodborne pathogens. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Hepatitis B Virus (HBV), Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), and other infections are among them. Why is the …

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OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Violation

Importance of OSHA Certification for Healthcare Employees

In every occupational setting – risks – or the circumstance in which people are exposed to hazards – cannot be prevented. In the wake of devastating incidents that have resulted in injuries and deaths to workers, a consensus was agreed upon by the federal government that workplace safety should not simply be a matter of …

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Healthcare OSHA Certification

The Importance of HIPAA Privacy Training in Healthcare

Over the last decade, a large number of individuals have been effected by unprotected protected health information.These violations can cost businesses millions of dollars in lost revenue annually because of fines or lawsuits. There are major breaches of trust in patient care and confidentiality as a result of this. That is why, the Health Insurance …

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HIPAA Privacy Training Healthcare

How to Get a Tattoo License in the USA?

How to Get a Tattoo License: Table of Contents Add a header to begin generating the table of contents So, it’s 2024, another new year, that came around fast! Now you’ve decided to finally take the plunge and become a licensed tattoo artist, or open your own studio. Congratulations! The question probably on your mind …

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How to Get a Tattoo License in USA

Bloodborne Pathogen Risks in Nail Salons & Cosmetic Clinics

One of the things we do to relax, pamper, and conjure up images of beauty is a visit to a hair or nail salon. However, while salons are known for making customers look beautiful, research reveals that they can also transmit dangerous diseases to their customers, including bloodborne pathogens. Even before HIV, the cosmetology and …

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Bloodborne Pathogen Nail Salon

Training for Bloodborne Pathogens in a Pharmacy

Despite the crucial role of blood in our bodies, blood can contain infectious organisms that may pose a risk to every individual, especially healthcare providers such as pharmacists. These infectious organisms are called bloodborne pathogens. Since the abatement of the COVID19 pandemic thru 2024, pharmacies have still been been expanding the front-line delivery of essential …

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