Category Archives: OSHA & HIPAA

Should you sterilize unwrapped instruments?

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by Dr. Karson Carpenter Critical instruments may be sterilized unwrapped only if they are for immediate use and are transported to the point of use in a sterile covered container. Semi-critical instruments that will be used immediately may be sterilized … Continue reading

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OSHA Fines Increase by 78% on August 1st

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by Karson L. Carpenter, DDS On November 10th, 2015 the United States Congress passed a budget agreement. Part of this agreement was a provision allowing OSHA to increase fines by approximately 78%, effective August 1, 2016. This dramatic increase in … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Prepare for an Unannounced OSHA Inspection

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Dr. Sam Barry – Henry Schein Sales Consultant Would your dental practice be able to survive a $76,500 OSHA fine? That’s the fine a dental office faced after just a single employee needlestick accident. The fine was severe because there … Continue reading

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