OSHA Training for Dental Facilities

INTERACTIVE
HC Pro
1 hr 31 mins

OSHA Training for Dental Facilities

INTERACTIVE
HC Pro
1 hr 31 mins

Course Overview

HCPro’s Dental OSHA Training course covers general facility safety and OSHA's bloodborne pathogens and hazard communication standards for dental facilities. This course meets requirements for initial and yearly retraining mandated for some standards for oral surgeons, dentists, assistants, and hygienists. The course covers broad topics such as OSHA standards, universal precautions, and work area restrictions, as well as specific dental topics such as common dental chemicals with permissible exposure limits.


Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss OSHA and its role in promoting worker safety
  • Describe how to respond in the event of smoke or fire in the work area
  • Describe your employer's OSHA program that helps you prevent exposures to bloodborne pathogens, such as HIV, HBC, and HBV
  • List what to do if you are exposed to blood or other potentially infectious material
  • Evacuate or respond to an emergency situation
  • Define biohazardous waste and list items that go in biohazard containers
  • Ensure that engineering controls, safe work practice controls, and personal protective equipment (PPE) are in place for all identified hazards
  • Interpret a Material Safety Data Sheet/Safety Data Sheet
  • State which chemicals are hazardous and how you can be exposed to them at work
  • Demonstrate how to protect yourself from hazardous chemicals at work

Duration

1 hour 31 minutes

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