Dealing with emergency situations that involve the possible spread of bloodborne pathogens can be scary. Fortunately, there are a lot of resources to help train drivers and other transit system personnel about the proper ways to handle these types of emergencies.
American Red Cross fact sheet, Preventing the Spread of Bloodborne Pathogens
Center for Disease Control (CDC) page for Bloodborne Infectious Diseases
Community Transit Association of America (CTAA)’s PASS training includes material on bloodborne pathogens
Iowa Department of Transportation’s Your Ticket to Safety video
National CPR Association Bloodborne Pathogens Study Guide
National RTAP’s Emergency Procedures, 2 the Point and START training modules includes material on bloodborne pathogens
National Transit Institute (NTI)’s Infectious Disease Direct Delivery and Train-the-Trainer courses
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)’s Bloodborne Pathogens page
Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Bloodborne Pathogens webpage and Safe Work Practices for Bloodborne Pathogens and Infectious Materials training video.
RideConnection123 Bloodborne Pathogen training video
Southwest Transit Association (SWTA) has a web page with a downloadable sample Bloodborne Pathogens Policy
Texas Department of Insurance 5 Tips When Working Around Bloodborne Pathogens
Texas Health and Human Services bloodborne pathogens resources web page
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries provides a downloadable zipped training kit on bloodboard pathogens on their safety training kits web page
Wisconsin Department of Health Services Infection Control and Prevention: Bloodborne Pathogens and Exposure Control includes Frequently Asked Questions
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Updated March 10, 2021