OSHA Annual Update: Learn How You Can Close the Gap of Compliance

Product Id : HE44
Instructor : Olivia Wann, RDA, BS
Aug 15, 2018 1:00 PM ET | 12:00 PM CT | 10:00 AM PT | 60 Minutes

Description

In order to avoid investigative inspections, fines and citations, it is important that your practice is in compliance with OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) regulations. And in order to ensure compliance, you need to be aware of common violations, and keep abreast of updates to OSHA’s Standards.

During this webinar, our expert speaker Olivia Wann will walk you through the subject of OSHA compliance and common violations, explaining various concepts in detail and providing useful information which will help you ensure that your practice is in compliance.

Topics under discussion include: Top ten OSHA violations in medical and dental facilities; how to avoid the aforementioned violations; interpretations and updates of OSHA Health Care Standards; essentials for complying with OSHA’s current Bloodborne Pathogens Standard; how contaminated materials such as waste, laundry and needles should be properly handled and disposed of; Respiratory Protection Standards, and ensuring whether your facility is in compliance; PPE regulations for exposure to bloodborne pathogens and tuberculosis; recordkeeping forms and recording criteria; identifying OSHA regulations applicable to your practice, and many others.

All webinar attendees will be provided handouts which will help them remember and make the most of what they have learnt during the training session.

Training Highlights:

  • Find out the top OSHA violations in medical and dental facilities
  • Learn how to avoid the commonest OSHA violations
  • Go through the interpretations and updates of OSHA Health Care Standards
  • Discover the essentials for complying with OSHA’s current Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
  • Understand how contaminated materials (including waste, laundry and needles) should be handled and disposed of
  • Go through the Respiratory Protection Standards, and find out how to ensure that your facility is in compliance
  • Learn the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) regulations for exposure to bloodborne pathogens and tuberculosis
  • Go through OSHA’s recordkeeping forms and recording criteria
  • Identify the OSHA regulations applicable to your practice
  • …and much more

Who will benefit:

  • Dentists
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Assistants
  • Administrative Personnel
  • Compliance Officers
  • Safety Coordinators
  • Office Managers
Speaker Profile:

Olivia Wann, RDS, BS, has over 33 years’ experience in the dental profession. She is the owner of Modern Practice Solutions LLC, which was founded in the year 2000. It provides compliance training and consulting services to dental practices. Among the services provided by them are on-site and online consulting, policy development, and training in OSHA, HIPAA, infection control, and HR for medical and dental practices.

Olivia graduated magna cum laude from St. Joseph’s College of Maine, with a Bachelors of Science degree in Health Care Administration. In 2011, she achieved a Doctorate in Jurisprudence from the Nashville School of Law.

Olivia was one of the contributing authors for the ADA publication Managing the Regulatory Environment: Best Practices. She has written articles for Dental Economics and other dental journals, and she is a frequent speaker at lectures and seminars. In addition, she has conducted numerous training sessions, which have helped thousands of professionals across the country learn valuable skills.


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