Coaches, trainers and anyone who works with student athletes must be able to deal with bloodborne pathogens and disease causing organisms that can be released in the blood of infected athletes upon injury.
Drawing on the latest guidelines from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Bloodborne Pathogens for Athletics teaches you how to protect your athletes and yourself from the three major forms of bloodborne pathogens: HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. In this training program, you and your staff will learn:
The nature of bloodborne pathogens
How bloodborne pathogens are transmitted
Methods to prevent exposure in the athletic setting
Procedures to protect yourself
How to use Standard Precautions to prevent the spread of infections
What to do if an exposure incident occurs