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Aerosol Transmissible Diseases

Learning objectives

  • Explain the risks associated with aerosol transmissible diseases (ATDs), how they are spread, and steps for preventing and responding to exposures

  • Identify the engineering and administrative controls, personal protective equipment (PPE), and employee health programs that help prevent ATD exposures

  • List the actions that you and your employer must take in response to an ATD exposure

Course overview

This lesson makes you aware of how aerosol transmissible disease exposures occur in work settings. It also presents information on what you and your employer can do to minimize the risk of exposures.

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25 min

Course Outline

Course Outline

  • Aerosol Transmissible Diseases Overview

  • Preventing Exposure

  • Responding to Exposure



  • 29 CFR 1904 Subpart E - Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illness 1904.39 Reporting fatalities, hospitalizations, amputations and losses of an eye as a result of work-related incidents to OSHA

  • Virginia Department of Labor and Industry, As Adopted by the Safety and Health Codes Board on January 13, 2021 Final Standard For Infectious Disease Prevention: SARS-CoV-2 Virus That Causes COVID-19, 16 VAC25-220

  • California Code of Regulations, Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders, Group 16. Control of Hazardous Substances, Article 109. Hazardous Substances and Processes, Safety Order 5199. Aerosol Transmissible Diseases

  • American Society of Safety Professionals/ International Organization for Standardization (ASSP/ISO) Technical Report (TR) - 45005-2021 Occupational Health and Safety Management – Safe Working During the COVID-19 Pandemic – General Guidelines for Organizations

  • OSHA COVID-19 Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace OSHA COVID-19, Guidance by Industry

  • “How COVID-19 Spreads.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, updated 10 Oct. 28, 2021,


  • “Guidance for Businesses and Employers Responding to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, updated 23 Mar. 2021,


  • “How to Protect Yourself & Others.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, updated 8 Mar. 2021,



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