Bloodborne Pathogens Program

Directed at employees who have the potential for occupational exposure to blood or blood products. A copy of the Purdue Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan can be obtained through Robert Golden.

Training Requirements:

  • Training must take place within 10 days of employment and before there is any blood exposure.
  • Training must be conducted by an approved designated trainer or during a monthly scheduled REM training session.
  • Training must be conducted annually.
  • Training must contain certain elements as prescribed below in part II section B of the Purdue Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan.
  • Training documentation, Hepatitis B vaccination rosters, and health release authorization forms must be sent to Environmental Health, REM/HAMP.
  • Employees completing this training will need to complete the Training and Information Certification.

Bloodborne Pathogen Training Schedule

Training is the 3rd Thursday of the month in PUSH G-43.
Training time: 1:30 – 2:00 p.m.
No appointment is necessary.
Questions: Contact Robert Golden


Hepatitis B Vaccinations:

  • Employees are offered Hepatitis B Vaccinations (HBV) at no cost (REM pays for employees hired before 6/92, the department pays thereafter).
  • There are three vaccination injections spanning 6 months followed by a titer.
  • Supervisors will need to complete the Department Hepatitis B Vaccination Eligibility List.
  • If you have questions concerning controlled substances either contact Robert Golden or Rachael DeRudder.

Forms:


Questions:

Refer further questions and requests to Robert Golden.