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OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Tattoo Artist & Body Piercers

Bio Hazard Placard

Online Training Certification Course 29 CFR 1910.1030

from the highest rated and most trusted online training company - since 2008.

This online course describes the standard, exposure risks and why they are hazardous, and various controls that can be used to protect the health and safety of body art workers from the hazards bloodborne pathogens.

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Who Is Taking This Course?

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What are the governing regulations?
This Tattoo Artist and Body Piercers specific online course satisfies the training requirements for the OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.1030 Bloodborne Pathogens and revisions to 1910.1030 as a result of the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act Standards.

Who must take this training?
All tattoo artists, body piercers and their employees who have occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM). Occupational exposure is defined by OSHA as "reasonably anticipated skin, eye, mucous membrane, or parenteral contact with blood or OPIM that may result from the performance of the employee's duties."

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Click to Learn More What are the consequences of not training?

Case Study: With an increase in tattoo popularity and applications across all generations, adverse reactions to tattoos have also increased. A 37-year-old woman was treated for a lesion near her right eye. The patient reported receiving a semi-permanent makeup tattoo application to her eyebrows 18 months before. In the week before seeking a doctor's help, the patient noted a slow spreading of pigmentation from her right upper eyelid to the hollow of her right cheek. This scar formation was assessed to have occurred due to leakage of the tattoo pigment. Once the patient gave her informed consent, she received a series of five needle treatments for the removal of the tattoo ink. More than 60 percent clinical improvement of scarring was achieved at four weeks after a single treatment based on independent practitioner assessment. No significant adverse effects were noted. The improvement was persistent at the one-month follow-up after each treatment.

Key Takeaway: Practitioners should be well informed of the possible complications of tattooing. They must know how to recognize the signs and symptoms of complications and appropriately counsel their patients on the risks of tattoo application. According to literature, the most frequent tattoo-related concerns are allergic contact dermatitis due to delayed hypersensitivity reaction to tattoo pigments.

Click to Learn More What people are saying about this course.

Great explanations, easy to read & listen to material. Even provided additional resources. Remember to read the questions all the way & carefully.
Vanesa S

Informative and professional!
Elson Y

Now I tattoo my life away!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Click to Learn More Course topics.

Specific topics covered in this course include:

  • Introduction to OSHA Regulations for Bloodborne Pathogens for Tattoo Artists and Body Piercers
    • Key Terms
    • History and Background: Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
    • History and Background: Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act
    • Statistics
    • Employer Responsibilities for the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
    • Responsibilities - PPE and Vaccination
    • Responsibilities - Employees and Personnel Providers
  • Applicable Regulations
  • Hazards
    • Ways Bloodborne Pathogens Are Transmitted
    • Other Potentially Infectious Materials (OPIM)
    • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
    • Symptoms and Stages of HIV
    • Treatment for HIV
    • HBV Signs and Symptoms
    • HBV Treatment
    • Hepatitis C (HCV)
    • HCV Treatment
    • Tuberculosis
  • Safe Work Practices
    • Preventing Disease
    • Sharps Disposal
    • Waste Removal
    • Cleaning
    • Use of PPE
    • Providing PPE
    • Selecting PPE and Ensuring Its Proper Use
  • Controls
    • Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens - Engineering Controls and PPE
    • Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens - Housekeeping and Vaccination
    • Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens - Post-Exposure Evaluations and Follow-Up
    • Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens - Record Keeping
  • Training
    • Training for the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard
    • Training Program Components
  • Additional Resources
  • Summary
  • Exam
Click to Learn More Course format.

Our Tattoo Artist and Body Piercers OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens & Needlestick Prevention Training course consists of content, graphics, audio, and a final exam.

Click to Learn More How long is the course?

It will take a MINIMUM of 2 hours to complete this online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.

Click to Learn More How long do I have to complete this course?

We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.

Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.

Click to Learn More How often is retraining or recertification required?

The length of time for which the training is valid is determined by OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.1030 Bloodborne Pathogens:

Training shall be provided as follows:

At the time of initial assignment to tasks where occupational exposure may take place;

Within 90 days after the effective date of the standard; and

At least annually thereafter.

For employees who have received training on bloodborne pathogens in the year preceding the effective date of the standard, only training with respect to the provisions of the standard which were not included need be provided.

Annual training for all employees shall be provided within one year of their previous training.

We will automatically notify you when retraining is required.

Click to Learn More How soon is the certificate of completion issued?

Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable Tattoo Artist and Body Piercer OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Training certificate and wallet card.

Click to Learn More Continuing education credits?

Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

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