Introduction to Infectious Diseases in the Workplace, 3 Hour Course Online
Live Virtual Online Course
This course is being delivered in a live virtual format online. The course will meet at the scheduled time & dates using WebEx. Course materials and information will be sent electronically prior to the course date.
Virtual Course Requirements:
• The course should be attended on your Laptop or Desktop, iPads or Mobile Phones should not be used.
• A webcam and microphone are required to participate in this virtual course.
• Access to a printer to print course materials.
• Please be sure you can connect from a reliable internet connection. Hotspots and cellular connections aren't recommended.
Please check our Best Practices Guide for steps to test your computer equipment prior to registering for the course.
This awareness level course is designed for those who perform work with the potential for exposure to known or suspected sources of infectious diseases, including COVID-19. Participants will become familiar with: the transmission of infectious diseases in the workplace, types of infectious agents, preventive measures for a safe workplace, strategies for preparedness & response, strategies to support continuity of operations, existing guidance and OSHA standards that protect workers, and worker rights and employer responsibilities under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. This material was produced under grant number SH36988HA1 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
3 Contact Hours
This course will be delivered online via Webex. Participants will be emailed a link to participate before the class begins. Participants must attend the entire online module and complete an end-of-course survey in order to receive a certificate of completion.