Body Art Training Group offers an updated online BBP course for California body art practitioners

New bloodborne pathogens exposure control training course includes recent changes to California's Safe Body Art Act.
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SAN FRANCISCO - March 8, 2014 - PRLog -- The Body Art Training Group's new online course "California Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Training (BATG001CA)" includes the AB 1168 changes made to the Safe Body Art Act in October 2013.

Course BATG001CA complies with the initial and annual bloodborne pathogens training requirements of Cal/OSHA and the Safe Body Art Act. This course is designed for tattoo artists, piercers, and permanent cosmetics technicians who work anywhere in California outside of Los Angeles County. Body artists in Los Angeles should take the Body Art Training Group's online course BATG001LA.

"California Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Training" is a narrated course that has five sections: Cal/OSHA; Pathogens and Communicable Diseases; Chain of Infection; Exposure Control Plans; and Methods of Compliance.

After successful completion of this course, a Certificate of Completion can be printed.

This course includes current copies of the Safe Body Art Act and the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Section 5193. The course also contains other reference materials, learning interactions and training exercises.

About the Body Art Training Group
The Body Art Training Group's online bloodborne pathogens classes have been approved or recognized by many California counties, the State of Alaska Board of Barbers and Hairdressers, 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, the Denver Department of Environmental Health, and the American Electrology Association. Visit for more information.

In-person classes are also available. Kathy Hartman, an instructor at the Body Art Training Group, gives in-shop classes on bloodborne pathogens and on developing a body art shop safety plan.

In 2013, the Body Art Training Group created Easy Wizard™.  This is an online app that helps a body art shop owner quickly create a shop safety plan that satisfies the requirements of both OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard and local regulations.  The plan includes an Exposure Control and Infection Prevention Plan (ECIPP) and an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP).  If a body art shop is located in California, an Infection Protection Control Plan (IPCP) is also included.  Go to to learn more about Easy Wizard™.

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