LSA0013 - Infectious Diseases: Controls and Mitigation
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. This course will also provide suggested procedures to change their workplace safety programs.
- 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
- 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
Harper College is a proud recipient of the OSHA Susan Harwood Training Grant which provides FREE training and education for workers and employers in workplace safety and health hazards.
Government employees are not eligible to participate due to grant regulations (Local/City/Municipality, County, State or Federal). The intended audience includes:
- Supervisors and Managers
- Employees and Workers
- Unemployed Workers who intend to re-enter the workforce
- New Businesses
- Limited English Proficiency Workers
- Low Literacy Workers
- Young Workers
- Temporary Workers
- Minority and other hard-to-reach workers
- Workers in high-hazard industries with high fatality rates
- Government Employees who are responsible for occupational safety and health duties at their agencies
Disclaimer: This material was produced under grant number SH-05168-SH9 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. government.
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