Revised on
08/24/17 02:56pm

Aerosol Transmissible Diseases

Contact information

**PLEASE NOTE: The Learning Management Systen (LMS), where trainings are housed, is set up for employees. If you are a student or visiting scholar, you must request access to the system before you can complete your training. Please email sdps@ucdavis.edu to request access to the system.

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.
Course duration estimate:

1 hour

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.