OSHA Update
This course provides the learner with information related to OSHA regulations. A review of the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and safe medical waste and sharps disposal is provided. Safety precautions for infectious diseases are highlighted and needlestick injuries are discussed along with nursing considerations.

Course Publication Date: November 01, 2019

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Susanne J. Pavlovish-Danis RN, MSN, ARNP-C, CDE
Course No:OSHA100819
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Professional Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Identify the purpose, significance, and components of the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
  • Discuss the purpose and content of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
  • Discuss exposure control plans including appropriate methods of disposal for various types of waste from the healthcare setting including sharps
  • Describe safety precautions relating to exposure to tuberculosis, Hepatitis B and C, HIV, Ebola, and needlestick injuries


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