Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) for Non-Researchers - Online

40 minutes
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This course teaches employees how to identify common bloodborne pathogens in the workplace, how they are transmitted, engineering and work practice controls used to prevent contact with, and infection from, body fluids, and what to do if exposure occurs.

If you are an employee and this is your first time completing a University of Washington Bloodborne Pathogens course, you must complete and submit a Hepatitis B Vaccine Form.

Accommodations and language services

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to individuals who need them.

  • To request a disability accommodation, please contact the UW Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452(TTY), or email at
  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at and notify your supervisor. EH&S will work with you and your supervisor to arrange for interpretation or translation services.
  • For other accommodation requests, please contact  EH&S Training at
Intended Audience 

This course is required annually for custodial staff and other personnel who manage or clean up spills of human blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201