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Annual Conference

Conference Session

"Bloodborne Pathogens Training for Kitchens and Cafeterias "
Key Areas: Operations
Session: Session C - Saturday November 10, 2018: 8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. - 106

Speaker(s): Garth Maijala - Owner/Principal Trainer & Consultant, Fidelity Safety and Training

Objectives: Exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials may occur periodically for some employees. Information provided in this session will help minimize serious health risks to food service workers who may be exposed to these materials. Upon completion of this session, attendees will be able to describe bloodborne pathogens and how they are transmitted, control exposure to bloodborne pathogens, apply appropriate procedures in the event of an exposure incident and assist food service departments to be in compliance with the Cal/OSHA BBP standard.

Description: Exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials may occur periodically for some employees. Information provided in this session will help minimize serious health risks to food service workers who may be exposed to these materials. Upon completion of this session, attendees will be able to describe bloodborne pathogens and how they are transmitted, control exposure to bloodborne pathogens, apply appropriate procedures in the event of an exposure incident and assist food service departments to be in compliance with the Cal/OSHA BBP standard.

Speaker Bio(s):
Garth Maijala - Owner/Principal Trainer & Consultant
Fidelity Safety and Training

Garth Maijala is the founder, owner and principal consultant of the professional safety consulting firm, Fidelity Safety & Training (FS&T) located on California's Central Coast.

Since 1999, FS&T has been provided training, safety, risk management and loss control services for private, educational and governmental institutions throughout the State of California.

Garth has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management, over 27 years of experience and hundreds of hours of continuing education and professional development in the areas of food safety, school safety and environmental health and safety.

Prior to founding FS&T, Garth's professional work experience has included safety, risk management and industrial hygiene services for public school districts, safety and park management for a water amusement park, and he has been a loss prevention trainer and manager for a nationwide retailer. Garth is also the past President of the Templeton Chamber of Commerce, a member of California Association of Business Officials (CASBO) and California School Nutrition Association.

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