Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens

This classroom course teaches employees how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials. The course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requriements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction.

Course Content

AHA's course uses the PACT acronym (Protect, Act, Clean, Tell) and slogan "Make a PACT, Know How to Act" to help students learn and easily recall bloodborne pathogens training. Students learn how to

  • Protect themselves from exposure to bloodborne pathogens
  • Act when exposed to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace
  • Clean themselves and the area when exposed to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace
  • Tell or report any exposure to blood or blood-containing materails in the workplace

Course completion Card or Certificate: Students receive a Participation Certificate upon course competion.