This on-demand webinar meets the requirements for annual OSHA training that a medical practice is required by law to provide to its physicians and staff. OSHA is trending towards safety, infection control and the Hazardous Communication standards (HazCom) as the primary targets this year. As part of your practice’s OSHA Safety Program, completing this five-part webinar will provide the required OSHA training while giving you the tools and guidelines to adhere to the sometimes complex regulations for OSHA safety.
By completing this activity, participants should be compliant with OSHA requirements in regards to:
- General Facility Safety
- Infection Control
- Recordkeeping Standards
- Decontamination Requirements
- Hazard Communications
- Bloodborn Pathogens Exposure Control Planning
OSHA requires annual training for any employee who is exposed to bloodborne pathogens and the standards apply to all physician offices, regardless of specialty or size. OSHA does not exempt physicians from this training.
Part 1 - General Facility Safety; Slips, Trips and Falls; and Workplace Violence
Part 2 - Bloodborne Pathogens and Exposure Control Plan
Part 3 - Hazard Communications; Instrument Disinfecting; and Instrument Sterilization
Part 4 - Tuberculosis and Infection Control
Part 5 - Globally Harmonized System – New requirement for 2013
Education Credit Information
This course has been certified for continuing medical education credit by an organization accredited by ACCME or a state medical society recognized by the ACCME.
Release Date: Sept. 20, 2013
Expiration Date: Sept. 20, 2014
Disclosure of financial interests or relationships for individuals in control of content:
Those involved in the planning and teaching of this activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship. All in a position to control the content of this CME activity have indicated they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. No commercial support was received for the production of this activity.
In order to view and hear the on-line course, participants must have high speed Internet connection and speakers on their computer.