Its the LAW that anyone working in the janitorial field have the appropriate training on handling blood borne pathogens. From proper protocol to correct handling it will keep all members of the staff safe. It isn't as simple as one may think it is and there are some not so normal procedures to follow to maintain a safe working environment.
Cleaning personal should be prepared to face the unexpected when working in our field. However proper training and instruction will put everyone involved in a better position to do there jobs with confidence and piece of mind that no one needs to be hurt on the job. Using the proper tools for specific clean ups is also essential to doing the job correctly and doing it safely.
Precautions are necessary to insure a safe workplace. As long as everyone focuses on the appropriate procedure and resist taking short cuts the job can can be done effectively and you will protect yourself from any microorganisms from human blood.