There are many occupations which may expose employees to contact with biological hazards (biohazards). Although the presence of a biohazard may be known, this is not always the case, so all biological material must be considered as being potentially hazardous and treated accordance with the Universal Precaution Rule, which is: “Treat all human blood, bodily fluids and other potentially infectious materials as if they are infectious”.

This topic briefly describes the areas of training that are required for employees who work with biohazards to carry out their duties safely.

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