Aerosol Transmissible Diseases
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This one hour training is required for personnel who work in a laboratory performing procedures with materials that contain, or are reasonable anticipated to contain, aerosol transmissible pathogens covered under the Cal/OSHA Aerosol Transmissible Diseases Standard. Course objectives include:
- Listing the characteristics of aerosols that might be encountered in your work setting.
- Identifying agents that require compliance with the Aerosol Transmissible Diseases Standard.
- Recognizing high hazard or aerosol generating procedures that you might perform in your workplace.
- Recalling the proper procedures for disposing of waste contaminated with aerosol transmissible pathogens.
- Identifying the steps you should take if you experience an exposure incident.
- Locating where you can go if you need to seek medical treatment for an exposure incident.
This course is required to be taken once every three years with review of the laboratory-specific ATD Exposure Control Plan, and retraining is required annually by using the unit-specific ATD Exposure Control Plan.