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Course Description

Exposure to infectious diseases is an issue for the public as a whole and has changed the way we all operate in or daily lives. This course will cover the various issues that have come up with regard to infectious disease control and mitigation processes in the workplace. The class will also cover OSHA rules, regulations and other industry standards related to infectious illnesses, controls to prevent exposure to COVID-19 and other infectious illness and include personal protective equipment procedures, and procedures to change their workplace safety programs.

Course Outline

  • Distinguish various types of infectious diseases in your workplace
  • Understand the OSHA rules, regulations and other industry standards relating to infectious disease
  • Recognize risks of infectious disease in the workplace
  • Conduct a general inspection of your workplace for gaps in safety protocol
  • Identify actions that can be taken to correct and prevent the spread and or exposure to infectious diseases
  • Controls to prevent exposure to COVID-19 and other infectious illness, including personal protective equipment
  • Procedures if an employee becomes ill, including contact tracing

Learner Outcomes

  • Understanding of how infectious diseases impact the public
  • Identify the impact of exposure to infectious diseases in the workplace
  • Recognize potential risks to exposure of infectious diseases
  • Know the OSHA rules, regulations and other industry standards relating to infectious disease
  • Identify procedures to prevent exposure and spread of infectious disease
  • Working knowledge of controls to prevent exposure to COVID-19 and other infectious illness, including personal protective equipment

Related Course Recommendations

For Live-Online courses, students must have video capabilities to reinforce attendance and participation requirements.
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Section Title
Infectious Diseases: Controls and Mitigation
Type
Online: With Live Meetings
Days
Th
Time
10:15AM to 12:15PM
Dates
Mar 21, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
2.0
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $75.00 Click here to get more information
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