OSHA Skills Updated

During the 2017 ADA convention in Atlanta, Sharon Kantor Bogetz attended a 3 hour OSHA update. Lots of new information, but some things stayed the same.

In review, the dental office should use Standard Precautions:

Hand Hygiene PPE Respiratory hygiene / cough etiquette – NEW Sharps safety Safe injections – NEW Instrument, device […]

Dental Staff Training – September is National Dental Infection Control Awareness Month

The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) has announced that September is National Dental Infection Control Awareness Month.

OSHA Dental Staff Training

OSHA tells us that dental staff should have “regular” training. OSHA requires dental staff training upon initial hiring, whenever a new material or a new dental device is introduced and recommends OSHA […]