Blood-borne Pathogens: Keeping Safe While Touching Blood or Other Body Fluids Workshop

This workshop highlights special practices needed to protect staff and children from contact with blood or other potentially infectious body fluids. Learn how to minimize risk of exposure to disease causing pathogens (germs, viruses, etc.) Learn how to meet Standard Precautions recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements. Explore the adequacy of your facility's policies and Exposure Control Plan. Discuss how to handle a biting incident.

 ECELS arranges workshops on a fee-for-service basis. The fee is due when an ECELS staff member confirms that the workshop can be arranged. Check to see if the Regional Key will pay for the workshop with state funds. Contact ECELS by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 484-446-3003 for more information. (ECERS-ITERS: Personal Care Routines, Parents and Staff. K7 C2-84; 2 hours credit.  Meets STAR Level 2 Performance Standard for Health and Safety) Updated 12/5/12