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Bloodborne Pathogens Online Training Course

This online course fulfills the annual training requirements mandated by OSHA and the Johns Hopkins Institutions for those who work with or around blood, other potentially infectious materials (OPIM), unfixed tissue, and human cell lines including those who package or handle human-derived samples for shipping.  Training will consist of: different types of blood diseases, routes of exposure, what to do if you are exposed, how to clean up spills, and prevention.

 
Johns Hopkins Medicine Cidex® OPA Course

This course is designed to fulfill the requirement for annual training for proper disinfection and safe use of this high level disinfectant. This training will consist of proper cleaning and disinfecting procedures, safety precautions and ways to avoid risk of exposure. At the completion of the training there will be a 25 question quiz that must be passed with a score of 80% for successful completion of the course.

Annual Refresher training must be completed per OSHA regulation 1910.1030 (Bloodborne Pathogens), OSHA regulation 1910.1200 (Chemical Right to Know), HSE Policy 501 (Bloodborne Pathogens Control Program) and HSE Guidance G03 (Guidance for Employees Using Ortho-phthalaldehyde) to Disinfect Equipment. You are required to complete this training because your job requires the use of Ortho-phthalaldehyde (Cidex® OPA).

 
DOT/ IATA Dangerous Good Shipping

Shipments of hazardous materials and dangerous goods are regulated by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Individuals who package, label, transport, or prepare shipper's declarations must complete transportation / shipping training every 2 years and follow all DOT/IATA regulations. This course is aimed at those who will routinely ship biological materials from the institution and those who transport such materials between campuses. Staff who need to ship radioactive materials should contact the Radiation Safety Office at 5-3710. Staff who need to ship chemicals should contact HSE at 5-5918.
 

DOT/IATA Shipping Certification Consumer Commodities

Shipments of hazardous materials and dangerous goods are regulated by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Individuals who package, label, transport, or prepare shipper's declarations must complete transportation / shipping training every 2 years and follow all DOT/IATA regulations. This course is aimed at those who will routinely ship medications from the institution. Staff who need to ship radioactive materials should contact the Radiation Safety Office at 5-3710. Staff who need to ship chemicals should contact HSE at 5-5918.
 

Fire Safety and Hazard Communication Online Training Course 

This course is required annually for all John Hopkins Hospital employees and is recommended at least once every three years for non-hospital employees as a refresher in preparation for a Joint Commission Survey.  The Fire Safety portion will review how to respond to a fire/fire alarms, evacuations, and fire prevention.  The Hazard Communication portion reviews how to become familiar with chemical hazards, material safety data sheets (MSDS), and properly labeling of containers.

 
Minimizing Risk from Fluoroscopy

This course is intended for licensed practitioners of the healing arts and radiological technologists who energize (or direct the use of) a fluoroscopic x-ray unit. Four hours of study and satisfactory completion of the quiz will fulfill and document the training requirements mandated by the Maryland Department of the Environment.

The following physicians are exempt from the training requirements: radiologists certified by the American Board of Radiology, licensed practitioners of the healing arts and radiation therapy technologists exclusively energizing fluoroscopic radiation machines for the purpose of therapy simulation, and physicians whose energizing of fluoroscopic equipment is limited to a C-arm fluoroscope manufactured exclusively for imaging extremities.

 
Fluoroscopy Update

This course is intended for licensed practitioners of the healing arts and radiological technologists who energize (or direct the use of) a fluoroscopic x-ray unit. One-hour refresher lecture for all fluoroscopic users every 24 months after they have met all initial requirements needed to perform fluoroscopy will fulfill and document the training requirements mandated by the Maryland Department of the Environment.

 
Respirator Protection*

This course explains why/when a respirator would be necessary and how improper fit, use, or maintenance can compromise its protective effect.  It reviews the limitations and capabilities of the respirator, effective use in emergency situations, how to inspect, don, doff, and use a respirator, how to properly maintain and store respirators, how to recognize medical signs and symptoms that may limit or prevent effective use and the general requirements of the Respiratory Protection Standard.

 *Please note that this course does not fulfill the requirement for annual fit testing.  After you complete this course, you must be fit tested in order to wear a respirator.
 
Respirator Safety Refresher Video

When you must wear a respirator to protect yourself against airborne contaminants in your workplace, it is very important to follow proper procedures for putting it on and taking it off.

 
Difference Between Respirator and Surgical Mask Refresher Video

When you are required to wear a respirator to protect yourself against airborne contaminants in your workplace, it is very important to follow proper procedures for donning and doffing. This video reviews those procedures.

 

Operating Room Fire Safety and Fire Extinguisher Training

This course presents important information about surgical/procedure fires. Even though surgical/procedure fires are not a common occurrence when they do happen, their consequences can be grave.  This training will explain the additional fire risks in these settings, how to prevent fires from starting and how to respond to them.
 
Office Ergonomics

A presentation to inform employees about proper ergonomics. Provides viewers an understanding of basic proper ways to sit and work at a computer workstation.  This will increase productivity and help reduce injury. 

Ribavirin Safety

This course talks about safety precautions needed when working with Ribavirin, an antiviral agent used for the treatment of respiratory syncytial virus in pediatric patients.  Ribavirin should be considered a hazardous substance and handled as such.
 

Hazardous Waste Management

The course is designed to instruct labs how to dispose of properly the chemical wastes they generate.  

Laboratory Safety Preparatory Course

The Johns Hopkins Institutions is committed to provide a safe environment for staff and students to perform the necessary laboratory procedures for completion of their research or education.  This course is not intended to certify you as a laboratory worker. To fully comprehend the hazards of working in a laboratory, you must complete additional specific training as directed by your Department and Principle Investigator.
 
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