National Seminars Group
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The Medical & Dental Practice OSHA Compliance Course On-Site Training

This on-site training class is also available as Public Schedule Seminar.

This one-day comprehensive training is the perfect solution to help you keep your practice safe and 100% OSHA compliant!

Course Description/Agenda


Don't Be a Statistic!

Over 4 million people each year suffer a workplace injury that could have easily been prevented. These injuries may not only cause severe damage to your employees and their families, but can also hit you and your organization hard financially.

Keep up to date on the most current OSHA rules, regulations, and updates covering medical and dental facilities:

As a medical or dental professional, you're obviously concerned with OSHA compliance. Even though you do your best to comply with OSHA directives, you probably wonder if you've misinterpreted or missed a minor statute that inspectors will cite you for. In this program, you'll learn what OSHA regulations apply to your facility and discover realistic ways to meet the mandates.

If you have even the slightest doubt if you're 100% compliant, you can't miss our comprehensive one-day workshop, The Medical & Dental Practice OSHA Compliance Course. Our workshop is designed specifically for the medical and dental fields and is the perfect solution to help you keep your practice safe and completely OSHA compliant.

Learn From a Certified OSHA Expert

Your workshop leader will not only be a certified expert in OSHA compliance and workplace safety issues, but also a dynamic speaker who will hold your interest and give you information in easy-to-understand terms. Your trainer's real-world experience with OSHA means you'll get effective solutions and strategies that work. You'll learn crucial information that can literally save lives. You'll also find out how to keep your organization's bottom line safe from steep OSHA fines.

Here's just a sample of what you'll learn:

  • Get up-to-the-minute information on the latest general industry changes in OSHA regulations and standards
  • Boost your organization's safety level by proactively eliminating workplace hazards
  • Minimize your organization's exposure to costly penalties and fines
  • Reduce the time it takes to handle OSHA record keeping
  • Be prepared for an OSHA site visit
  • And much, much more!

We're here to help you establish a safer, OSHA-compliant workplace. We're also here to give you peace of mind. Sign up now for this one-day essential workshop that will protect your employees from accidents and serious injury and can save your organization hundreds of thousands of dollars down the line. Sign up for The Medical & Dental Practice OSHA Compliance Course workshop today!

Agenda:

OSHA Requirements That Apply to Medical and Dental Employers

  • Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) Standard
    • Understand and apply OSHA's most recent changes to the Hazard Communication Standard
    • Ensure your Hazard Communication Plan is in compliance
    • Find out if you're unintentionally violating your staff's OSHA-mandated rights
    • Safety Data Sheets - the 16-section format you MUST follow
    • Labeling requirements under bloodborne pathogens (BBP) and HAZCOM regulations including pictograms, signal words, and hazard statements
    • Handling and treatment of hazardous materials at health-care facilities: learn what OSHA considers hazardous materials and requires special handling
    • Determine if the Laboratory Standard applies to your practice, and how to comply with it
    • How to prevent or reduce exposure to some of the most frequently used chemicals in dental and medical facilities
    • Compressed gas, laser, and latex allergy - how to deal with these hazards in the dental or medical facility
  • Bloodborne Pathogen Standard
    • Discover the number one problem that results in death or serious harm to health-care workers and the frequently overlooked solution
    • Identify critical components that must be included in your Exposure Control Plan
    • Does your Bloodborne Pathogens training meet OSHA requirements?
    • HIV/AIDS and Other Potentially Infectious Materials: special treatment and considerations for medical and dental employees
    • How the Americans with Disabilities Act's Direct Threat Exception might impact who you hire
    • Identify your annual requirements under the Needlestick Act
    • Labeling and color-coding requirements for needle and sharps disposal boxes, waste containers, contaminated laundry, and certain specimens
    • Needle and sharps containment and disposal requirements
    • Critical components regarding needles and sharps that must be included in your written Exposure Control Plan
    • Identify housekeeping essentials for safely dealing with contaminated sharps, laundry, dental equipment, and medical waste
    • Post-exposure incident follow-up and procedures required by OSHA
    • Evaluate your needlestick prevention and recording policies - are they up to date?
    • Required BBP elements you must include in employee training (engineering controls, use of universal precautions, exposure control plan, documentation, work practice controls, employer personal protective equipment (PPE) responsibilities, exposure incident procedures, record keeping, sharps injury logs, etc.)
  • Medical and First-Aid Standard
    • Determine if the medical and first-aid standard impacts your facility and employees
    • Best practices for developing and communicating medical and first aid policies and procedures that comply with OSHA requirements
  • Ionizing Radiation Standard
    • OSHA guidelines for radiation exposure control, restricted areas, PRMs, room and equipment labeling, and signage
    • OSHA's four standards medical and dental facilities must comply with
  • Exit Routes Standard
    • Signage, lighting, mapping, markings, and diagrams: Identify and appropriately label exit routes as required by OSHA
  • Electrical Standards
    • Electrical safety and flammable gases - how this impacts medical and dental facilities
    • Specialized medical and dental equipment and what electrical requirements and considerations these bring
    • Avoid a wiring deficiency and prevent one of the most frequently cited hazards by OSHA
  • Emergency Action Plan Standard
    • Recognize and avoid the three problems OSHA inspectors commonly find with health-care Emergency Action Plans
    • Develop and maintain an Emergency Action Plan tailored for your work environment
  • Fire Safety Standard
    • Required elements of a Fire Prevention Plan for medical and dental facilities
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • BBP and OPIM PPE requirements: What applies to your medical or dental facility?
    • Understand the difference between respirators and surgical masks and respiratory protection requirements for health-care workers
  • Record Keeping and Reporting
    • The health-care records OSHA requires hospitals and nursing homes to keep - but not doctors or dentist offices
    • Sharps record-keeping and reporting guide

       

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