Resource Review: Bloodborne Pathogen Training for Researchers (EHS 0735)

This bloodborne pathogen (BBP) training was developed for those at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) who had completed their EHS 739 biosafety training. This course covers the LBNL’s PPP material that was not covered in the biosafety training. Together, they meet the OSHA BBP training requirement.

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Resource Details


Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory



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Program Design Elements

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Clear, consistent screen design
User-friendly; intuitive navigation
Pace is learner controlled
Job-like examples included
Module map/table of contents
Exit option with bookmark feature

Content Elements

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Contains accurate information
Relevant and accurate graphics
Relevant job-like examples or other
Definitions for technical terms
Logical sequence
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The following topical areas are included:

  • What are BBPs
  • BBP Materials covered by the OSHA Standard
  • Key Health Issues
  • Symptoms
  • Infectivity & Viability
  • Carriers & Vaccine
  • Prevalence
  • BBP Exposure
  • Jobs with potential BBP Exposure
  • Work-related BBP Transmission Examples
  • Human Cell Culture Risks
  • Intrinsic Properties of the Cell Culture
  • Adventitious Contaminations of the Cell Culture
  • Recombinant Modifications
  • OSHA BBP Standard
  • Exposure Control Plan
The course contains test questions.


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