OSHA Compliance: What Are 5 “Can’t-Miss” Areas for Color Coding and Biohazard Labeling?

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Wed, Apr 29, 2015 @ 01:11 PM

Three signals can alert you to the presence of a biohazard or biohazardous waste:

  • The word “biohazard”
  • The biohazard symbol, or
  • The fluorescent orange or orange-red color-coding

Source: CFR 1910.1030(g)(1)(i)(C)

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Topics: OSHA Compliance, Biohazard Waste, OSHA Compliance Program, biohazard labels

Who Doesn’t Love Low Cost AND Highly Effective?

Posted by Digital Manager on Thu, Apr 23, 2015 @ 01:12 PM

In its newly revised Guide to Privacy and Security of Electronic Health Information, the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC), stresses that basic security measures can be highly effective and affordable.

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Topics: hipaa training, hipaa staff training, hipaa security training, hipaa risk assessment, hipaa privacy training, HIPAA Compliance, hipaa policies

Celebrating Earth Day: 8 Sustainability Accomplishments From Stericycle

Posted by Jennifer Koenig on Wed, Apr 22, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

Around the globe every day, Stericycle is supporting healthcare providers and other businesses with their sustainability efforts.  In fact, sustainability is so important to us at Stericycle that “safeguarding the environment” is part of our core purpose.

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Topics: Business Sustainability

True or False? I Will Get 100% on This Sharps Disposal Quiz.

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Thu, Apr 16, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

Answer “TRUE” or “FALSE” to the following statements. These statements are regarding workers at facilities who are exposed to occupational hazards that may lead to the transmission of bloodborne pathogens (BBP) when using needles, syringes or other sharps.

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Topics: OSHA Compliance, Stericycle, Sharps Container, Sharps Container Disposal

7 Components Guiding Prevention, Detection and Effective Compliance

Posted by Digital Manager on Tue, Apr 14, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

Showing a Sincere, Ongoing Effort to Comply Is a Sound Investment.  

As far back as 2000, The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) has published voluntary compliance program guidance for individual and small group physician practices recommending that 7 key components be addressed to prevent the submission of erroneous claims or unlawful conduct involving the Federal health care programs. Have you put all 7 into action? 

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Topics: Regulatory Compliance, Coding

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