Juneau, AK, February 08, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Body art professionals can now satisfy Alaska’s bloodborne pathogens training requirement by going to the Your Training Place Online website at http://www.yourtrainingplace.com and taking the online course “Bloodborne Pathogens Training and Infection Control for Body Art Professionals (Course BATG001).”
The State of Alaska Board of Barbers and Hairdressers has designated this course as a state approved online blood borne pathogen course for tattoo artists, permanent cosmetic coloring technicians, and body piercers. This course also complies with the initial and annual training requirements of OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens Standards.
"Bloodborne Pathogens Training and Infection Control for Body Art Professionals” is a narrated course. It has five sections: OSHA; Pathogens and Communicable Diseases; Chain of Infection; Exposure Control and Infection Prevention Plans; and Compliance. After successful completion of this course, a Certificate of Completion can be immediately printed.
A full course description and a free course preview are available at http://www.yourtrainingplace.com. On this website, tattoo artists can also find other training courses and a body art blog that contains legislative updates and articles on body art safety.
Besides Alaska, Your Training Place Online's bloodborne pathogens classes have been approved or recognized by: the American Electrology Association, many California counties, the State of Hawaii Department of Health, the Iowa Department of Public Health, the Kansas Board of Cosmetology, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, the Mississippi State Department of Health, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, the Oregon Health Licensing Agency, the Washington State Department of Licensing, and the Denver Department of Environmental Health.
The California Department of Public Health has designated Your Training Place Online as a continuing education Accreditation Agency for registered environmental health specialists.