Aerosol Transmissible Diseases Overview

Learning objectives

  • Explain the risks associated with aerosol transmissible diseases (ATDs), how they are spread, and steps for preventing and responding to exposures
  • Identify the engineering and administrative controls and personal protective equipment (PPE) that help prevent ATD exposures
  • List the actions that you and your employer must take in response to an ATD exposure

Course overview

This lesson makes you aware of how aerosol transmissible disease exposures occur in work settings. It also presents information on what you and your employer can do to minimize the risk of exposures.

  • 8 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English
Course Outline
  • Aerosol Transmissible Diseases Overview
  • 29 CFR 1904 Subpart E - Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illness 1904.39 Reporting fatalities, hospitalizations, amputations and losses of an eye as a result of work-related incidents to OSHA
  • California Code of Regulations, Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders, Group 16. Control of Hazardous Substances, Article 109. Hazardous Substances and Processes, Safety Order 5199. Aerosol Transmissible Diseases
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