Part 1 of BBP introduces Bloodborne Pathogens (BBPs) as microorganisms in blood and bodily fluids that can transmit diseases. It covers types of BBPs, including viruses like HIV and hepatitis, and emphasizes where they are commonly and uncommonly found.

The course details how BBPs transmit, either directly or indirectly, and highlights the BBP Exposure Control Plan’s role in minimizing workplace risks.

This module provides foundational BBP knowledge for workplace settings.