OSHA & Infection Control Made Easy for Dentistry
Let’s talk about OSHA & Infection Control.
OSHA requires an annual retraining session for all employees. This course will help fulfill these requirements and will update participants on the latest from OSHA, including the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for Hazard Communication and the Bloodborne Disease Pathogens Standard. In addition, the course will cover the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Infection Control Guidelines for Dentistry and will review best practices for infection control during the COVID-19 pandemic period.
Other topics covered include subparts of the OSH Act that apply to dentistry, including:
- Means of egress
- Ionizing radiation
- Electrical safety
- Fire safety and first aid
- Hazardous materials
- Dental unit water requirements
Each participant will receive:
- OSHA and Infection Control workbook
- Detailed audit checklist for OSHA and Infection Control
- List of required and recommended products
Information will also be provided on how to react to an OSHA inspection of your office and how to assign tasks to key staff members so that they can assist you in achieving compliance. This course is in full compliance with all federal and state regulations, including the new regulations in Washington state.
CE Credits: 3
In states where applicable.
KARSON L. CARPENTER, DDS
Dr. Karson L. Carpenter is a practicing dentist who serves as President of Compliance Training Partners. He is an OSHA-approved trainer who has for over 25 years designed educational programs to bring dental and medical facilities into compliance with the governmental regulations that affect them in the areas of OSHA, HIPAA, and infection control. Dr. Carpenter’s experience includes guiding numerous clients across the United States through OSHA and HIPAA inspections, as well as the critical post-inspection process.
This event is co-hosted by Compliance Training Partners.