OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Training for Drug Testing


To maintain compliance with OSHA training requirements, re-enroll in training yearly.

OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Training for Collectors is a specialized self-paced course for collectors and alcohol testing technicians who are handling specimens for drug and alcohol testing. The course was adapted from our main bloodborne training courses and will take about 1-hour to complete and brings awareness to the risks of occupational exposure inherent to this line of work and is created to align with both initial and recurrent training, in conjunction with your healthcare facility's Exposure Control Plan (ECP).

Training provides learners with the knowledge to respond effectively to incidents like accidental spills of potentially infected specimens, and how to mitigate risks associated with bloodborne pathogens such as HIV and Hepatitis, and be prepared for actions to take in case of exposure. Enhance your safety and others around you with our dedicated training.

U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards mandate that employers must conduct annual training for any employee subject to potential occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens through urine specimen collection. Specimen collectors who complete bloodborne pathogen training will develop an understanding of risks, preventative, and remedial measures for potential occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

When provided in conjunction with an appropriate Exposure Control Plan (ECP), this course complies with the training requirements of OSHA Standard 1910.1030(g)(2)(vii). The class is designed for all manner of medical staff that perform urine specimen collection in a healthcare facility, testing site, and/or other facility that conduct drug testing.

Students learn at their own pace with our online training program that uses videos, documents, and resources and have an opportunity for interactive questions and answers throughout the program. Also included are downloadable materials featuring relevant OSHA regulations. A certificate of completion can be printed immediately after passing the online exam.

Urine specimen collectors have an occupational risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens. They require annual treatment and prevention training. Sign up and complete Bloodborne Pathogen Training for Collectors at your convenience!

This course covers necessary aspects of bloodborne pathogen control and prevention, including:

  • The risk of occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens as a urine specimen collector;
  • What types of pathogens can be transmitted through blood;
  • How to prevent exposure;
  • What an Exposure Control Plan is and how to maintain it; and
  • What to do if you believe you may have been exposed to a bloodborne pathogen at work.

The concepts, principles, and procedures discussed in this course derive from OSHA regulation Bloodborne Pathogens Standard 1910.1030. This course is designed to accompany a custom Exposure Control Plan as mandated by OSHA Standard 1910.1030(c)(1)(i) for any “reasonably anticipated skin, eye, mucous membrane, or parenteral contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that may result from the performance of an employee’s duties.” (see “Occupational Exposure” OSHA Standard 1910.1030(b)).

  • Understand the OSHA regulations related to bloodborne pathogens in the context of drug and alcohol testing, enhancing regulatory compliance.

  • Identify the occupational exposure risks specific to urine specimen collection and handling, and recognize the steps to mitigate these risks.

  • Acquire in-depth knowledge about various bloodborne pathogens, their modes of transmission, and the potential health implications of exposure.

  • Learn and apply effective preventative measures to minimize exposure risks to bloodborne pathogens in the workplace.

  • Understand and maintain an Exposure Control Plan in compliance with OSHA guidelines applicable to a drug and alcohol testing environment.

  • Develop competency in responding to exposure incidents, including immediate actions, reporting procedures, and follow-up processes.

  • Successful students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of risks and preventative and remedial measures for potential occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens with a 70% proficiency.

  • Familiarize with key industry terminologies and protocols related to bloodborne pathogen safety in the context of drug and alcohol testing.

  • Successful students can express an understanding of industry terms and the protocols involved by completing an online quiz with 75% or greater proficiency.

  • Apply learned knowledge in practical scenarios, fostering a safer and healthier workplace environment.

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DOT Compliant Training

The course is made to meet or exceed the stringent training and certification benchmarks established by federal and state regulatory bodies across all 50 states and their territories, as well as in Canada, Mexico, and any country following DOT regulations for agencies including FMCSA, FAA, FTA, FRA, USCG, and PHMSA, along with other jurisdictions that apply DOT guidelines.

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Content Made and Reviewed by Attorneys

Taking a course developed and reviewed by attorneys with expertise in their subjects ensures learners receive accurate and relevant content. Their specialized knowledge translates into practical insights, preparing learners for real-world applications.

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Collector Support® for Drug Testing

Learners, managers, and supervisors have direct access to our team of trainers for inquiries, assistance, or questions. Reach out to a US-based trainer by calling or sending an email. We are committed to responding quickly during regular business hours, ensuring you receive timely support to enhance your learning experience.

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Our eLearning platform, with its intuitive design, is accessible across all modern desktops, mobile devices, and tablets, ensuring a seamless learning experience. Our courses remain active until completion, eliminating the need to rush and promoting better retention, performance in practice, and reduced errors compared to conventional training methods.

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Credits Expire Only After Acceptance

Content credits provide a flexible approach to training, only expiring when the user accepts the course invitation. This means training managers can purchase credits ahead of time, enjoy cost savings, and be free to allocate training as it suits training schedules or organizational needs.

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Instant Access to Courses and Content Credits

Trainers and managers can instantly invite learners to access courses. Upon registration or receiving an invitation, learners gain immediate entry to start their training

 
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Estimated 30 Minutes of Learning

This course includes an estimated 30 minutes of content and training and was made to meet or exceed all relevant federal or state training hour mandates, as well as any other certification or qualification requirements. While the duration is for planning and compliance purposes, the completion time may vary according to each learner’s pace, reading speed, and comprehension ability.
 

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Download Certificates Upon Completion

After course completion, learners can immediately download their training certificates. Managers and trainers will also have the ability to view and download certificates for their employees, streamlining the documentation of completed training.

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Instant Manager Account with 2+ Content Credits

With the purchase of two or more credits, a manager account is automatically created. This account streamlines the process of inviting employees, consolidates training certificates, and assists with general compliance and certification training audits.

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Volume Discounts

Did you know that our course credits never expire? This provides the flexibility to stock up and learn from anywhere in the world and at any time. Plus, purchasing in bulk is cost-effective, as volume discounts are automatically applied during checkout, providing more value for your investment.

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