OSHA Dental & Medical Office Hazards

Online Training & Certification Course Bundle requirements that normally apply to medical and dental offices, whether there are two or 200 employees.

Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
English
Course Length: 10 Hours

What you'll learn

  • Introduction to OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Occupations with Risk Exposure
  • Employee and Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Precautions, Controls, and Guidelines
  • Exposure Occurrence
  • Introduction to Hazard Communication for General Industry
  • Chemical Hazards
  • Written Hazard Communication Program
  • Employee and Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Precautions, Controls, and Guidelines
  • Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)
  • Introduction to Ionizing Radiation Standard Safety Training
  • What Is Radiation?
  • Ionizing Radiation Exposure
  • Safety and Health Programs and Practices
  • Introduction to OSHA Standard for Exit Routes and Fire Protection
  • Design and Construction Requirements for Exit Routes
  • Types of Fire Hazards
  • Risk Mitigation and Safe Work Practices for Fires
  • Controls
  • Introduction to OSHA Electrical Standard Training
  • Design Safety Standards for Electrical Systems
  • Safety-Related Work Practices

Course Description

According to OSHA 3187 Medical & Dental Offices a Guide to Compliance with OSHA Standards; Bloodborne Pathogens (and Needlestick Safety and Prevention), Hazard Communication (Worker Right To Know), Ionizing Radiation, Exit Routes, and Electrical Safety are the training requirements that normally apply to medical and dental offices, whether there are two or 200 employees. We have combined these five courses into a cost-effective bundle.

Our OSHA Medical Office Hazards Training Bundle course consists of content, graphics, audio, and a final exam.

Course Outline

OSHA Dental & Medical Office Hazards Course Outline

Introduction to OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

  • Key Terms
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
  • Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act
  • Requirements of the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

Bloodborne Pathogens

  • Ways Bloodborne Pathogens are Transmitted
  • Other Potentially Infectious Materials (OPIM)
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Symptoms and Stages of HIV
  • Treatment for HIV
  • Hepatitis B
  • HBV Signs and Symptoms
  • HBV Treatment
  • Hepatitis C (HCV)
  • HCV Treatment

Occupations with Risk Exposure

  • Body Art
  • Correctional Department Workers
  • First Responders
  • Maintenance and Waste Workers

Employee and Employer Rights and Responsibilities

  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Employer Responsibilities
  • Training
  • Communicating Hazards and Labeling
  • Exposure Control Plan
  • Elements of an Exposure Control Plan
  • Housekeeping
  • Sharps Injury Log
  • Record Keeping

Precautions, Controls, and Guidelines

  • Universal Precautions
  • Engineering and Work Practice Controls
  • Needleless Systems and Engineered Sharp Protection
  • General Safety Practice Review
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Available PPE
  • Laundering PPE per the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
  • Removal of PPE

Exposure Occurrence

  • Procedures for Exposure Incident
  • Post-Exposure Evaluation

Summary

Introduction to Hazard Communication for General Industry

  • Background Information about the Standard
  • Major Changes to the Standard
  • Importance of the Standard
  • Key Terms
  • Employer and Employee Responsibilities
  • Employee Training

Chemical Hazards

  • Routes of Entry
  • Recognition of Health Hazards
  • Health Effects of Chemical Hazards
  • Chemical Agents and Their Health Effects

Written Hazard Communication Program

  • Additional Requirements of the Written Hazard Communication Program
  • Hazard Inventory
  • Hazard Classification
  • Health Hazard Classes
  • Labels
  • HMIS and NFPA Labeling Systems
  • HMIS Labeling System
  • NFPA Labeling System
  • Safety Data Sheets
  • Exposure Controls: Elimination and Substitution
  • Exposure Controls: Engineering and Work Practice Controls
  • Exposure Controls: Personal Protective Equipment

Employee and Employer Rights and Responsibilities

  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Employer Responsibilities
  • Training
  • Communicating Hazards and Labeling
  • Exposure Control Plan
  • Elements of an Exposure Control Plan
  • Housekeeping
  • Sharps Injury Log
  • Record Keeping

Precautions, Controls, and Guidelines

  • Universal Precautions
  • Engineering and Work Practice Controls
  • Needleless Systems and Engineered Sharp Protection
  • General Safety Practice Review
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Available PPE
  • Laundering PPE per the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
  • Removal of PPE

Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)

  • Emergency Planning and Emergency Release Notification
  • Annual Inventory
  • Toxics Release Inventory
  • EPCRA Inspections

Summary

Introduction to Ionizing Radiation Standard Safety Training

  • Regulatory Institutions and Agencies
  • Key Terms

What Is Radiation?

  • Ionizing Radiation Versus Non-Ionizing Radiation
  • Types of Ionizing Radiation
  • Alpha Particles
  • Beta Particles
  • Neutron Radiation
  • Gamma Rays and X-rays

Ionizing Radiation Exposure

  • Sources of Radiation
  • Natural Radiation
  • Man-made Radiation
  • NORM
  • TENORM
  • Exposure Pathways
  • Routes of Internal Exposure
  • Chronic Exposure
  • Acute Exposure
  • Health Effects of Exposure
  • Health Effects of Exposure – Cancer
  • Health Effects of Exposure – Genetic Mutation

Safety and Health Programs and Practices

  • Employer Responsibilities
  • Employee Responsibilities
  • Employee Training
  • Record Keeping
  • Radiation Emergencies
  • Caution Signs and Labels
  • Caution Signs and Labels – Exceptions
  • Immediate Evacuation Warning Signal
  • Immediate Evacuation Warning Signal – Design Parameters
  • Notification of Incidents

Summary

Introduction to OSHA Standard for Exit Routes and Fire Protection

  • Key Terms
  • Exit Routes and Fire Protection OSHA Standard – History and Background
  • Exit Routes and Fire Protection OSHA Standard – Overview
  • Applicable Statistics
  • Responsibilities
  • Responsibilities – Alarm Systems
  • Responsibilities – Fire Brigades
  • Responsibilities – Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Applicable Regulations for Exit Routes and Fire Protection – Governing Authorities
  • Applicable Regulations for Exit Routes OSHA 29 CFR 1910 Subpart E
  • Applicable Regulations for Fire Protection OSHA 29 CFR 1910 Subpart L

Design and Construction Requirements for Exit Routes

  • Adequate Exits
  • Exit Discharge and Rules for Exit Doors
  • Exit Regulations
  • Outdoor Exit Routes

Types of Fire Hazards

  • Maintenance, Safeguards, and Operational Features for Exit Routes

Risk Mitigation and Safe Work Practices for Fires

  • Portable Fire Suppression – Fire Extinguishers
  • Portable Fire Suppression – Standpipe and Hose Systems
  • Fixed Fire Suppression – Automatic Sprinkler Systems
  • Fixed Fire Suppression – Fixed Extinguishing Systems
  • Fire Detection Systems
  • Employee Alarm Systems

Controls

  • Emergency Action Plan
  • Fire Prevention Plan
  • Training

Summary

Introduction to OSHA Electrical Standard Training

  • Fatality and Injury Statistics
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Key Terms

Design Safety Standards for Electrical Systems

  • Examination of Equipment
  • Installation of Equipment
  • Electrical Connections
  • Arcing Parts, Markings, and Disconnecting Devices
  • Design Safety Standards for Equipment Operating at 600 Volts or Less
  • Guarding of Live Parts, 600 Volts or Less
  • Design Safety Standards for Equipment Operating at More Than 600 Volts
  • Enclosures for Electrical Installations – More Than 600 Volts
  • Indoor Installations – More Than 600 Volts
  • Space Around Electrical Equipment, More Than 600 Volts
  • Working Space, Entrances, and Illumination – More Than 600 Volts
  • Wiring Design and Protection
  • Branch Circuits and Receptacles
  • Testing Equipment Grounding Conductors
  • Outlet Devices and Receptacle Outlets
  • Outside Conductors, 600 Volts or Less
  • Clearances
  • Services
  • Overcurrent Protection
  • Grounding
  • Methods of Grounding Fixed Equipment
  • Wiring Methods, Components, and Equipment for General Use
  • Temporary Wiring
  • Cabinets, Boxes, and Fittings
  • Switches
  • Conductors for General Wiring
  • Fixture Wires
  • Attachment Plugs and Appliances
  • Motors, Motor Circuits, and Controllers
  • Transformers and Capacitors
  • Specialized Purpose Equipment, Locations, and Systems
  • Hazardous Location Classification
  • Classifications
  • Electrical Installations
  • Protection Techniques

Safety-Related Work Practices

  • Work Covered by The OSHA Electrical Standard
  • Training
  • Content of Training
  • General Work Practices
  • Work Practices Related to Exposed De-Energized Parts
  • Re-Energizing Equipment
  • Work Practices Related to Exposed Energized Parts
  • Working On or Near Overhead Lines
  • Illumination and Work in Confined or Enclosed Spaces
  • Conductive Materials, Equipment, and Apparel
  • Work Practices Related to the Use of Equipment
  • Portable Electrical Equipment
  • Electrical Power and Lighting Circuits
  • Use of Protective Equipment
  • Alerting Techniques

Summary 

Additional Resources

Exam

Frequently Asked Questions

Who must take this training?

All persons in Medical and Dental offices where the number of employees is two or greater.

How often is retraining or recertification required?

The length of time for which the training is valid is determined by the most restrictive standard, which is OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.1030 Bloodborne Pathogens.

(g)(2)(ii)
Training shall be provided as follows:

(g)(2)(ii)(A)
At the time of initial assignment to tasks where occupational exposure may take place;

(g)(2)(ii)(B)
Within 90 days after the effective date of the standard; and

(g)(2)(ii)(C)
At least annually thereafter.

(g)(2)(iii)
For employees who have received training on bloodborne pathogens in the year preceding the effective date of the standard, only training with respect to the provisions of the standard which were not included need be provided.

(g)(2)(iv)
Annual training for all employees shall be provided within one year of their previous training.

We will automatically notify you when retraining is required.

What are the governing regulations?

This online course bundle satisfies the training requirements for the following:

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030 Bloodborne Pathogens (and Needlestick Safety and Prevention) Standard;

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200 Hazard Communication Standard (Worker Right To Know);

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1096 Ionizing Radiation Standard;

OSHA 29 CFR 1910 Subpart E OSHA 29 CFR 1910 Subpart L Exit Routes & Fire Protection Standard;

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.301 to 1910.399 Electrical Standard;

Navigation Strategies

Beginners: Complete the course in order from beginning to end. Once any topic is completed, you will have full access to it at any time for one year after registration, to use as a resource.

Intermediate/Advanced Users: Use the course as a flexible resource tool to find what you need, whenever you need it. Try the assessment tests first, if you get 80%+ you can move to the next level, if you get less than 80% you should complete the lecture. This gives you a pre and post-assessment score, which can be used to track your skills improvements.

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