Flight Attendant Training BBP's


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    1. 1. Flight Attendant Training Day 9Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 1
    2. 2. BLOODBORNEPATHOGENS Blood-borne diseases have always been a serious concern Two diseases cause most of the problems. Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 2
    3. 3. BLOODBORNEPATHOGENS Hepatitis B has been the longest –  Most prevalent form of hepatitis  Infects over 70,000 people annually  Has over one million carriers in the USA Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 3
    4. 4. BLOODBORNEPATHOGENS Over three million people carry the Hepatitis C virus. BUT…HIV is the most publicized bloodborne disease HIV can lead to AIDS Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 4
    5. 5. BLOODBORNEPATHOGENS In 1991 OSHA passed a bloodborne pathogens regulation. Employers are required to need certain regulations to keep employees from becoming infected. Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 5
    6. 6. BLOODBORNEPATHOGENS BLOOD – is used to mean human blood, its components or products made from human blood. BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS – refers to micro- organisms present in blood which can cause a disease such as HIV, HBV or HCV. Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 6
    7. 7. BLOODBORNEPATHOGENS Other potentially infectious materials  Human body substances  Contaminated body materials  Human tissues and organs  HIV and HBV cultures  Infected experimental animals Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 7
    8. 8. BLOODBORNEPATHOGENS Unbroken skin forms an impervious barrier against bloodborne pathogens. However, infected blood can enter your system through: Open sores Cuts Abrasions Acne Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 8
    9. 9. BLOODBORNEPATHOGENS Any sort of damaged or broken skin such as sunburn or blisters Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 9
    10. 10. BLOODBORNEPATHOGENS  Bloodborne pathogens may also be transmitted through the mucous membranes of the  Eyes  Nose 100%  Mouth Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 10
    11. 11. BLOODBORNEPATHOGENS Contaminated means having infectious materials. Standard Precautions means approaching all human blood and other body fluids as if they contain bloodborne pathogens. Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 11
    12. 12. Hand Washing Insert hand washing video Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 12
    13. 13. HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus is the most deadly bloodborne disease in the United States. There is no known cure. Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 13
    14. 14. HIV Many times people who become infected with HIV exhibit symptoms quickly. Most people with HIV eventually develop AIDS. Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 14
    15. 15. Hepatitis Jaundice is the most recognizable symptom Hepatitis attacks the liver. You should report any exposure incident. Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 15
    16. 16. Labeling Infectious materials must be labeled. Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 16
    17. 17. Disposal Use latex gloves when dealing with blood, injuries and air sick bags. Dispose in a red BioHazard disposal bag Place in trash container in lavatory On landing advise ground staff you have a BioHazard bag. Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 17
    18. 18. Glove Removal Insert glove removal video Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 18
    19. 19. Air Sick Bags There are instances when passengers leave the air sick bag in the seat pocket or under the seat. Be aware. Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 19
    20. 20. Diapers The same can hold true for diapers. People tend to leave them in the seat pocket Or attempt to flush them in the toilet Or even give them to you to discard. Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 20
    21. 21. Diapers A suggestion is to provide the parent with extra sick bags and ask that they place the used diaper in the sick bag. While a diaper generally is not a Biohazard, handle it as such. Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 21
    22. 22. Sharps Disposal The aircraft will have a sharps disposal kit on board. This is to be used for disposal of needles. Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 22
    23. 23. Accidents Involving Infectious Materials Can Happen If you are exposed:  Wash the area with soap and water.  Notify the Lead Flight Attendant  Notify the PIC  Complete the appropriate report Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 23
    24. 24. Steps Will Be Taken If You Are Exposed XXXXXX Air will provide a written description of the exposure Your blood may be tested for HIV, HCV and HBV. You may be requested to see a doctor. Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 24
    25. 25. Remember… Exposure to BBP’s can be greatly reduced by following the rules. Gloves should always be used when dealing with body fluids. Hand washing is critical. Follow Company policy on possible testing. Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 25
    26. 26. Self Quiz Which are the two most prevalent bloodborne diseases in the US? Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 26
    27. 27. Answer Hepatitis B and HIV Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 27
    28. 28. Question Vaccines do exist that can prevent infection from Hepatitis C and HIV. True or False Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 28
    29. 29. Answer False Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 29
    30. 30. Question What is the most important personal hygiene practice for preventing infection from BBP’s? Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 30
    31. 31. Answer Hand washing Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 31
    32. 32. Question Latex gloves may be reused after an exposure incident. True or False Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 32
    33. 33. Answer False Rent A Stew LLC (c) 2011 33