OSHA and CDC Compliance for the Funeral Profession

About the course:
There are many health hazards working with or near human remains. By using common sense, OSHA's bloodborne pathogen standards and universal precautions these risks can be greatly reduced.
Learning objectives
  • List and explain the OSHA guidelines for the prevention of the transmission of bloodborne pathogens in the mortuary setting.
  • Identify the appropriate personal protective equipment to protect the eyes, face, hands, feet, and respiratory system from hazardous materials in the mortuary setting according to OSHA and CDC guidelines.
  • List five guidelines from the OSHA Formaldehyde Protection Standard.
  • Identify and define the Standard Precautions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that apply to mortuary and funeral procedures.