Reporting And Data

Bloodborne Pathogens

Latest Update: May 22, 2023

Training Information

Bloodborne Pathogens means pathogenic microorganisms that are present in human blood and can cause disease in humans. These pathogens include, but are not limited to, hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Responsible Party

Who Must Complete Training?
All staff with potential exposure.


When Do I Need to Complete?
At the time of initial assignment to tasks where occupational exposure may take place and at least annually thereafter.


How Do I Get Trained?


The legal mandate requiring reporting
The employer shall train each employee with occupational exposure in accordance with the requirements of this section. Such training must be provided at no cost to the employee and during working hours. The employer shall institute a training program and ensure employee participation in the program.
Although many of these requirements apply to individual medical professionals and other types of hospitals and health care facilities, the information is presented solely to support Critical Access Hospitals. The reporting requirements and legal mandates on this site are not an exhaustive list and Nevada Rural Hospital Partners, Inc. bears no responsibility or liability for any hospitals' or providers' failure to comply with Federal or State laws or regulations.