OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Training for Clinic Settings


Who should take this training?

This training is designed for staff who work in a clinic setting and/or work with patients. Examples of people who should take this training include students of the School of Medicine, students and staff of the School of Dental Medicine, Health Services staff, students in the Department of Occupational Therapy. The content is aimed at staff who work with patients and/or handle patient blood or other potentially infectious materials.

  • This training must be renewed annually (within 365 days).
  • Note: Please plan to take this training during normal business hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am to 4 pm, and contact the Biosafety Office if you have questions during the training.

Training Description

This training is composed of three required elements

  • An interactive video-based training that provides an introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens and the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard. There are questions embedded in this module to check your understanding of the material.
  • A training module that supplements the above video by providing specific information related to working at Tufts, typical examples of you may encounter an exposure to BBP, how to avoid exposures, and what to do if you have an exposure to BBP while working. This module also has embedded checkpoint questions throughout the presentation. You must complete the entire module to ensure that all questions have been answered.
  • A link to the online Hepatitis B Vaccine Acknowledgement Form. Clicking the link will bring you to an online survey form. You may choose to accept or decline the Hepatitis B vaccine. Each employee who has risk of exposure to BBP must fill out this form to submit their choice.

This is an online training that can be accessed via the Tufts Learning Center. It must be renewed annually (within 365 days).

Guidance & Support

There other versions of this training for different settings. For help understanding your requirements visit their training page.

Bloodborne Pathogen Training Guidance