BBP for BA Licensure - MDH

Bloodborne Pathogen Training Information

Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP) Requirements

BBP coursework of at least five hours must be completed within the year PRECEDING your initial application or your renewal application.

In order to qualify for the training requirements of Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 146B.03, Subd. 4, the training must include:

  1. bloodborne pathogens,
  2. the prevention of disease transmission,
  3. infection control, and
  4. aseptic techniques.

To comply with the five-hour requirement, an applicant may choose to take multiple courses. All individuals applying for or renewing a Minnesota Body Art Technician or a Minnesota Guest Artist license must attach copies of certificate(s) with their application.

Informational Resources on Bloodborne Pathogens in the Workplace

US Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP) Coursework

The Minnesota Department of Health accepts but does not endorse any of the following training programs:

Classroom Training*


Updated Monday, November 13, 2017 at 02:09PM