Bloodborne Pathogens

Public Health

Course Overview


Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and hepatitis merit serious concern for workers occupationally exposed to blood, and other potentially infectious materials that contain such bloodborne pathogens as HIV and HBV. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to identify potentially infectious materials, identify types and methods of exposures, understand the health hazards of bloodborne pathogens, and understand his/her requirements under an Exposure Control Plan. 

Learning Objectives

Upon the completion of the course, participant will be able to:

  • Define bloodborne pathogens. 

  • Identify the bloodborne pathogens of primary concern.

  • List the ways bloodborne pathogens can enter a person’s body.

  • Describe the importance of personal protective equipment (PPE) and hand washing in reducing the risk of bloodborne pathogens transmission.

  • Identify work practices that help eliminate or reduce the risk of exposure.

  • Learn how to remove disposable gloves properly.

  • List procedures to follow if exposure occurs.


  • Healthcare worker

  • Nurse

  • Physician

  • Medical student

  • Emergency responder

  • Paramedic

  • Policeman

  • Soldier

  • Fireman

  • School staff

  • Teacher

  • Janitorial staff

  • Body artist, etc.


  • 1 Day


  • Bloodborne pathogens

  • Bloodborne diseases

  • Additional diseases

  • Best practices

  • OSHA bloodborne pathogen regulations

  • Access to employee exposure and medical records

  • Resources and references



  • On the last day of training, participants will take open book exam to test their knowledge.

  • 10 Multiple Choices Questions.


Upon a successful completion of the course, participants receive:

  • International Certificate in Bloodborne Pathogens from International Association of Safety Professionals, USA.

Additional Information

  • The presented course, materials, and workshop (if any) can be conducted in English or Arabic based on the participants’ desires.

  • Closing of registration is 2 days prior to the course date.

  • Course fees cover course registration, course materials and course certificate. 

  • In-House training for this course is available upon request and can be customized as per client’s needs.

  • Al Danah Institute can assist and provide corporate rates for the hotel accommodation if required.

  • There is 15% discount for a group of participants, 5 participants and above.

Course Accreditation


This course is accredited locally- UAE  by ACTVET-Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training. 

This course is accredited internationally  by IACET-  International Association of Continuing Education and Training  

Course Fees

600 AED

300 AED

What Our Students Say

Dr. Ahmed Seifelnasr, Professor at UAEU

OSH Advanced Diploma Training sessions were useful. We learnt a lot. Special Thanks to registration team who arranged the training. 

Amal Al Hosani, Environmental Scientist

Classes were light and they went fast. My instructor Jamal delivered the information in a simple yet efficient way and he was very kind. Moreover, management team were asking about my feedback regularly and they were very thoughtful.

Shoaib Tabbasum, Food Safety 

I really enjoyed the training. Dr. Mamdouh was very kind. He is one of the best instructor I have ever met in my entire life.