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This classroom course, led by an AHA Instructor or Facilitator, teaches employees how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials.

This course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction.

This course is designed for anyone with a reasonable chance of coming into contact with bloodborne pathogens such as:

  • Correctional Officers
  • Childcare workers
  • Security guards
  • Maintenance workers
  • School personnel
  • Hotel housekeepers
  • Health and fitness club staff
  • Tattoo artists
  • Ideal for learners who prefer group interaction and feedback from an Instructor or Facilitator
  • Content is based on the PACT (Protect, Act, Clean, Tell) acronym to reinforce critical learning points
  • Tear-out course participation card included on back cover of Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Student Workbook (back cover of eBook version may also be printed)

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Course Content

This course uses the PACT acronym (Protect, Act, Clean, Tell) and tagline, “Make a PACT, Know How to Act™,” to help students learn and easily recall bloodborne pathogens training.

Students learn how to:
  • Protect themselves from blood or blood-containing materials.
  • Act quickly and safely.
  • Clean the area that has blood or blood-containing materials.
  • Tell their supervisor about the incident.

Additional Information

Instructor/Facilitator Materials

15-1036 Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Facilitator Package, includes:

  • Facilitator Guide
  • Heartsaver BBP English/Spanish Course DVD
  • 1 Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens poster

Student Materials

15-1035 Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Student Workbook (English)
15-3111 Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Student eBook (English)

During this classroom-based course, an Instructor or Facilitator leads video-based lessons with review questions at the end of each lesson. The classroom course is approximately 1 hour long, not including site-specific training.

A tear-out course participation card is included on the back cover of the Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Student Workbook (back cover of eBook version may also be printed).

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Spanish materials available:
15-2310 Spanish Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Student Workbook
15-2312 Spanish Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Student eBook