Purpose: The prevention of Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) Safety Officer oversees identified occupations (e.g., military police, firefighters, and life guards) as having a reasonable possibility of contact with human blood in the performance of routine work duties, per the Base Exposure Control Plan. Barriers can be created through engineering controls, work practices, the wearing of PPE, vaccinations, and housekeeping measures to help break the chain of infection for these occupations.
General Information: The BBP program manager attends a one week, OSHA-approved specialty training class. This individual is then certified to present initial and annual refresher training for those individuals in identified occupations.
Contact Information: For more information or BBP-related training, please contact the Program Manager at (703) 784-2752.