HIV Prevention and Sanitation 4 hrs $35
This course is designed for use by cosmetologists (including, but not limited to hairstylists, barbers, manicurists, and others as defined by local statute) who might come into contact with blood or other body fluids during the course of their work. Topics covered include an overview of HIV/AIDS, how it is spread, HIV prevention, Universal Precautions (barrier protection, personal cleanliness, and disinfection), other bacterial, viral and fungal infections, sterilization and disinfection, distinction between disinfectants and antiseptics, sanitation of hands, tools and other equipment and requirements for salon ventilation and cleanliness.
Strategies for preventing bacterial, viral and fungal infections.
Strategies for sterilizing non-cutting items, such as combs, brushes, etc.
Strategies for sterilizing/sanitizing surfaces, hands, etc.
Understand the difference between disinfectants and antiseptics.
Strategies for storing sterilized instruments.
Understand Universal Precautions and Recommendations. The hazards of blood borne pathogens.
How blood borne pathogens are spread.
Strategies for avoiding/preventing contamination by blood borne pathogens
Strategies for sterilizing and sanitizing various “sharp” instruments such as cutting blades, tweezers, shears, etc.
Strategies for disposal of biological wastes, used “sharps”, etc.
Strategies for disposal of contaminated materials such as piercing needles, cotton strips, etc.
Hazards of other biological contaminants including bacterial, viral and fungal infections.
How these infections are spread.
HIV and AIDS, HIV/AIDS discrimination, HIV causes AIDS, Treatment, Prevention, Other bacterial, viral and fungal infections, Bacteria life cycle, Sources of bacterial infection, Viral infection, Fungi and other parasites, Immunity and carriers, Universal Precautions and Recommendations, Universal Sanitation and Sterilization Precautions and Recommendations for Salon Professionals, Barrier Protection, Gloves, Smocks, Masks, Personal Cleanliness, Disinfection, Sanitation, Sterilization, Storage and Disposal, Sanitation, sterilization and contagious pathogens, Distinguishing between disinfectants and antiseptics, Sanitizing hands and surfaces, Disinfecting and storing tools and implements, Proper disposal of contaminated materials (needles, gauze, etc.)
Hazardous Materials: Advanced 2 hrs $15
This course teaches basic OSHA requirements for storing, safe handling, application, requirements and procedures for preventing or minimizing the consequences of catastrophic releases of toxic, flammable, reactive, or explosive chemicals that may result in toxic, fire, or explosion hazards.
OSHA has estimated that more than 32 million workers are exposed to 650,000 hazardous chemical products in more than 3 million American workplaces. This course covers broad issues on hazards associated with flammable and combustible liquids.
Understand the requirements and procedures for preventing or minimizing the consequences of catastrophic releases of toxic, flammable, reactive, or explosive chemicals that may result in toxic, fire, or explosion hazards
Know where to find the list of PSM chemicals and know the quantities that make a process fall under the PSM standard
Understand the application of paragraphs a-o, paragraph p, and paragraph q
Understand the requirements for awareness, operations, technician, specialist, and incident commander response Understand the terms and hazards associated with flammable and combustible liquids
How to store, inside and outside a facility, flammable and combustible liquids
Understand bonding, wiring, and rating capacities for the safe handling and storage of flammable and combustible liquids
Understand key terms and how they apply to various types of spray-finishing operations
Understand the hazards of the spray application of flammable and combustible materials and the application of combustible powders by powder spray guns, electrostatic powder spray guns, fluidized beds, or electrostatic fluidized beds
Combustible and Flammable Liquids, Various Terms Used When Describing Physical and Chemical Properties Attributed to Flammable and Combustible Liquids, Container and Portable Tank Storage of Flammable and Combustible Liquids
Flammable and Combustible Storage Cabinets, Industrial and Bulk Plants, Service Stations, Processing Plants, Refineries, Chemical Plants, and Distilleries, Spray Finishing Using Flammable and Combustible Materials, Spray Finishing Operations, Spray Booths (Types, Design, Protection, and Hazards), Sources of Ignition, Ventilation, Handling, Use and Storage of the Flammable and Combustible Materials Used in the Spray Operations
Operations and Maintenance of Spray Booths and Areas, Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Materials,
A Six Step Approach to Use to See If Your Facility Falls Under This Standard, What Duties Management Must Be Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, Scope of Standard , Application of Standard, Site Safety and Health Program, Site Characterization and Analysis, Site Control and Elements of a Site Control Plan, Training, Medical Surveillance and Physician's Written Opinion, Engineering Controls and Work Practices, PPE Program, Monitoring, Informational Programs, Handling Drums and Containers, Decontamination, Emergency Response at Hazardous Waste Sites, Elements of an Emergency Response Plan at Hazardous Waste Sites, Illumination and Sanitation at Temporary Workplaces, New Technology Programs, TSD Facilities and Emergency Response to Hazardous Releases at TSD Facilities, Emergency Response to Hazardous Substance Release, Elements of an Emergency Response Plan, Locations, Training for Emergency Response Personnel, Appendices
Bloodborne Pathogens: Advanced 2 hrs $15
This course focuses on the requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030 Subpart Z. This course is for workers with potential occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials in the course of performing their assigned duties and tasks. Topics include an overview of the regulatory requirements covering bloodborne pathogens, symptoms of bloodborne diseases, recommended engineering control measures, proper disposal of contaminated materials, selection of personal protective equipment (PPE), corrective actions, information on post-exposure evaluation, and signs and labels.
Risks associated with occupational exposure to blood and other bodily fluids
Precautions to take for occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious material
Requirements for an occupational exposure control plan and methods of compliance
Requirements for hepatitis B vaccinations and post-exposure evaluation and follow-up
Methods used to communicate hazards to employees
Requirements for training employees
Recordkeeping requirements for bloodborne pathogen exposure control programs
Revisions to the bloodborne pathogen standard covering needlesticks and other sharps injuries
Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens, Background and History, Risks of Occupational Exposure, Precautions and Preventative Measures, Control and Compliance, Exposure Control Plan Requirements, Methods of Compliance, Understanding Hepatitis B, Risk Factors, Transmission Prevention Strategies, Employer Requirements and Services Provided, Communication and Training, Warning Employees of Hazards, Training Requirements, Recordkeeping Requirements, Revisions and Additions to OSHA Standards, The Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act, Bloodborne Pathogen Standards, OSHA’s Revisions to 1910.1030