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Bloodborne for Body Art

OSHA-compliant online bloodborne pathogen training allows professionals like you to get certified or re-certified on the go, from any device.

Intro to Bloodborne Pathogens for Body Art

In this introductory section of your bloodborne pathogens for body art course, we'll be going over some things you can expect to learn such as: how to protect yourself from bloodborne diseases, what potential diseases you may face if you come into contact with someone's blood or bodily fluids, and what to do if a client started bleeding and blood got on the floor, surfaces, tools, and equipment. We'll then get into some specifics of infection control for body artists and teach you how bloodborne pathogens are spread.

Types of Diseases

In this section of your bloodborne pathogens for body art course, you'll be learning about specific diseases -- HIV and AIDS, Hepatitis B virus, Hepatitis C virus, herpes, scabies, tuberculosis, skin diseases, and a few others. We will be specifically introducing you to some important statistics, the signs and symptoms of each, some important takeaways to keep in mind, along with some additional information on each that you may find useful.

Engineering and Work Practice Controls

This section of your bloodborne pathogens for body art course deals entirely with work practices that you can take to limit your exposure to infectious diseases. You will learn about regulated waste, body fluid cleanup, glove removal, proper handwashing techniques, exposure incident and reporting, equipment sterilization procedures, and body art storage, chemicals, and labels. While some of the lessons may appear elementary, they are nonetheless vital to ensuring a safe workplace.

Medical Emergencies (optional)

This optional section of your bloodborne pathogens for body art course deals with medical emergencies you may encounter as a body art professional, like stroke, heart attacks, bleeding incidents, allergic reactions, and seizures. We'll also introduce you to CPR techniques, AED techniques, and how to handle clients who are diabetic. We encourage all students to complete this optional section, as being prepared for a medical emergency is never a bad thing.

Course Details

Video Playtime 3 hours and 16 minutes
Captions English and Español
Instructor Roy Shaw
Audio English and Español

Bloodborne for Body Art at a Glance

  • Learn about bloodborne pathogens and how they are spread.
  • Familiarize yourself with the most threatening bloodborne diseases for body artists.
  • Equip yourself with practices for reducing your risk of infection.
  • Review the proper procedures for handling and reporting an incident.
  • Ensure your body art business is compliant and avoid costly fines.
  • Keep your tattoo artists safe from life-threatening and preventable infections.

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Bloodborne for Body Art

3 hours and 16 minutes
English and Español