Training Programs & Schedules

Blood-borne Pathogens Training

Course Length – 8 Hours (8:30am – 4:30pm)

This workshop will teach participants ways to recognize, control and deal effectively with Blood-borne Pathogens in the workplace.

This training will assist in fulfilling management’s obligations to ensure workers are trained and are competent to deal with Blood-borne Pathogens. Help limit and prevent occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials in the workplace that could result in transmission of blood-borne pathogens causing disease or death.

Participants will gain an understanding of how to reduce that risk of accidental exposures which result from the lack of knowledge of proper procedures and policies for Blood-borne Pathogens.

The course consists of the following topics:

  • Legislation and OSHA Standard
  • Epidemiology and symptoms of Blood-borne diseases
  • Modes of transmission
  • Recognizing tasks that may involve exposure
  • Universal Precautions
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Exposure Controls and Post-exposure response
  • Employer’s responsibilities


Who should attend?

  • Student health services nurses
  • Nursing faculty
  • Security
  • Athletic trainers
  • Housekeeping
  • Maintenance/grounds
  • Industrial workers
  • Police
  • Fire
  • Ambulance Attendant


Legislative Reference

Occupational Health and Safety act s. 25. 2(d)
Ont. Reg. 860 Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) s. 6(1)
Ont. Reg. 851 Regulation for Industrial Establishments s. 130
Ont. Reg. 833 Control of Exposure to Biological or Chemical Agents s 3. (1)

2017 Upcoming Course Dates

  • To request course dates:
    519.758.0819 or email

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