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Bloodborne Pathogens Training Tattoo Artist & Body Piercers

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030 Online Training Certification

Exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials can pose a risk of infection with bloodborne pathogens including Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV, AIDS viruses, as well as other viruses, germs, and bacteria.

All body art employees are required by Federal law that they receive the appropriate training, and recommended that they be offered the Hepatitis B vaccination.

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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 course?
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."

Other Frequently Asked Questions

Click to Learn More How long is the course?

It will take a MINIMUM of 1½ hour 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 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 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 Continuing education credits?

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

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 Course synopsis.

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.

Click to Learn More Course topics.

Specific topics covered in this course include:

  • What the standard covers,
  • What bloodborne pathogens are, including,
    • Tuberculosis
    • Hepatitis B (HBV)
    • Hepatitis C
    • HIV
    • AIDS
    • Other pathogens, such as malaria
  • Terms,
  • Exposure hazards and contaminated sharps,
  • Exposure Control Plan,
  • Controls, including:
    • Engineering/technological solutions
    • Work practices
    • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Vaccination,
  • Labeling and training, and
  • Recordkeeping
  • Body art health and safety practices
  • Sterile needles, razors, and equipment
  • Aseptic techniques
  • Sharps disposal
  • Gloves and handwashing
  • Disinfecting surfaces/work areas
  • Sharps incident log
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.

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