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Pandemic Influenza Awareness Training Outline

Pandemic Influenza Awareness Training helps the trainee understand the consequences of a potential pandemic flu, avoidance of the dangers of a pandemic flu, and how to keep your business running if there is a pandemic flu, In the event of pandemic influenza, businesses and other employers will play a key role in protecting employees' health and safety as well as limiting the negative impact to the economy and society.

Understanding what a pandemic is, what needs to be done at all levels to prepare for pandemic influenza, and what could happen during a pandemic helps us make informed decisions both as individuals and as a nation.

To reduce the impact of a pandemic on your operations, employees, customers and the general public, it is important for all businesses and organizations to begin planning for a pandemic now. As with other HR Classroom trainings, employers can fully document trainee activity. Your organization’s own policy can also be inserted directly into each training.

Course Content Includes:
  • Introduction to Pandemic Influenza
  • What is a Pandemic?
  • What is Pandemic Influenza?
  • Avian Influenza
  • Avian Flu Virus H5N1
  • Results of a Pandemic
  • Recent History of Pandemics
  • Characteristics and challenges of a pandemic
  • Pandemic Response
  • Who Should Plan for a Pandemic?
  • How Influenza Can Spread Between People
  • Stopping the Spread of Germs at Work
  • Classifying Employee Exposure to Pandemic Influenza at Work
  • How to Maintain Operations During a Pandemic
  • Infection Controls in the Workplace
  • Work Practice Controls
  • Engineering Controls
  • Administrative Controls
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Other Methods to Reduce the Risk of Becoming Infected at Work
  • What Employees Living Abroad or Who Travel Internationally Should Know
  • First U.S. Vaccine Against H5N1 Virus
  • Quizzes and a final review quiz

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