BBP500 - Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Training (Minnesota)
The State of Minnesota approves this bloodborne pathogens course for the five hours of bloodborne pathogens (BBP) training coursework that must be completed within the year PRECEDING an initial application for Body Art Technician licensing, and for a renewal application for Body Art Technician licensing. See Minnesota Bloodborne Pathogens Training Information.
BBP 500 is an online bloodborne pathogens certification course for tattoo artists, permanent cosmetics technicians, micro-blading technicians, and body piercers. This course complies with OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, CFR 29 1910.1030 and is accepted by the State of Minnesota for five hours of body art BBP training.
Easy to Use
We make bloodborne pathogens certification easy. You can leave and return to where you left off in the BBP training as many times as you wish. After successfully completing this online bloodborne pathogens training course a certificate of completion can be printed.
As a busy Minnesota tattoo artist or body piercer, you can complete this course in one day or between clients over several days. You can begin this online training course, sign out whenever you need to take a break, and then come back later and pick up where you left off. This online BBP training course can be taken in the convenience of your home, shop, or even on the go.
Once you successfully complete this course you can print a copy of your bloodborne pathogens certificate of completion or other continuing education certificates you have earned at Your Training Place. You can print your bloodborne pathogens certification anytime, anywhere. Another way to document that you have successfully taken the course is to use the Certificate Validation Tool on the Body Art Training Group website. Once you enter your course certificate number the Validation Tool will display your name, the name of the BBP training course you took, and the date you completed the course.
This course was designed specifically for the body art industry and has take-away notes, a realistic training scenario, and exercises designed to help tattoo artists, permanent cosmetics technicians, micro-blading technicians, and body piercers avoid cross-contamination. You can ask the instructor questions seven days a week from 8 AM to 10 PM EST.
This online body art bloodborne pathogens training class is narrated and has five sections: OSHA, Pathogens and Communicable Diseases, Chain of Infection, Exposure Control Plans, and Methods of Compliance.
Module 1 of this course covers what body artists need to know about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the National Institute for Occupational Safety. After completing this module you should be able to describe what OSHA and NIOSH do, demonstrate knowledge of OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, explain why body art BBP training is required, and give definitions of key words.
Module 2 in this tattoo artist bloodborne pathogens training covers common diseases caused by bacteria and viruses. After finishing this module you should be able to: define pathogen, virus, and bacteria; state the symptoms and incubation periods of MRSA, endocarditis, flesh-eating disease, impetigo, syphilis, TB, scabies, ringworm, herpes, shingles, molluscum, HIV, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C; and explain how these diseases are identified, prevented, transmitted, and treated.
Module 3 covers infection and disease, aseptic technique, and Chain of Infection. Every permanent cosmetics technician, tattoo artist, and piercer needs to have a basic understanding of the health risks associated with tattooing and piercing. After finishing this BBP training module you should be able to: name the links in the Chain of Infection, use the Chain of Infection to explain how to prevent infection from being spread from one person to another, identify potential links in the Chain of Infection where you work, analyze tasks, and explain the importance of aseptic technique and how it is used to break the links in the Chain of Infection.
Module 4 teaches permanent cosmetics technicians, micro-blading technicians, body piercers, and tattoo artists how to do an exposure determination--the first step in developing an Exposure Control Plan. This body art bloodborne pathogens training module also reviews Universal Precautions and Standard Precautions and helps body artists understand which level of precautions should be used when developing a tattoo shop Exposure Control Plan.
Module 5 teaches essential behaviors to prevent disease transmission such as: using personal protective equipment; performing hand hygiene, disposing of sharps and contaminated waste; using tattoo safety checklists; communicating hazards with labels, signs, and Safety Data Sheets; and cleaning and sterilizing reusable instruments. Also covered is what to do and whom to contact after an exposure incident, and how to conduct a post-exposure evaluation and follow-up.
Be In Compliance -- Be Safe
Taking this online training course for body art BBP certification is an affordable and convenient way to get the bloodborne pathogens training required by OSHA and by the 2017 Minnesota Body Art Statutes. This BBP course will help you protect yourself, your clients, your co-workers, and your family from infection and disease.