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This 6.5-hour course teaches participants how to recognize immediate hazards in the field related to air and blood borne pathogens.  Participants will learn how to respond appropriately to a variety of situations including, but not limited to: Hantavirus, animal droppings, litter clean up, wildlife encounters, meth lab dumps, and discovery of animal and human remains.

Learning Objectives:

  • Determine traffic hazards and mitigation techniques while on the job.
  • Define pathogens and how to recognize and mitigate exposures.
  • Identify hazards during litter clean up and potential exposures at homeless camps.
  • Recognize Clandestine Meth Laboratory Dumps and practice appropriate safety precautions.
  • List steps to take when discover human or animal remains on the job.