How to Protect Your Employees and Avoid Potential OSHA Penalties

Posted by Richard Best on Mon, Jul 20, 2015 @ 05:00 PM

Reduce the Risk of Needlesticks

1. Recognize the Threat

With approximately 600,000 needlestick injuries each year, the topic of bloodborne pathogens exposure is close to the hearts and minds of the 5.6 million U.S. healthcare workers who are at risk. These workers are familiar with the risk of occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens via needlestick injuries and other sharps-related injuries.

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Topics: Bloodborne Pathogens Training

Keep Your Team Safe in 2014: OSHA Compliance and More

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Tue, Jan 14, 2014 @ 03:32 PM

Ensure your facility complies with OSHA deadlines and regulations.

These 18 action items for annual OSHA (or other regulatory agency) requirements affect most healthcare facilities, including medical practices, dental offices, and community providers.

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Topics: Stericycle, Steri-Safe, OSHA Safety Training, OSHA Training, OSHA Compliance Program, Bloodborne Pathogens Training

8 Reasons Why Customers Prefer Stericycle Preferred Steri-Safe

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Mon, Aug 26, 2013 @ 08:19 AM

Our Steri-Safe OSHA compliance members in the Steri-Safe Preferred Program offered these 8 reasons why they prefer the Steri-Safe Preferred level program.

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Topics: OSHA Compliance, Stericycle, Steri-Safe, OSHA Safety Training, OSHA Compliance Program, Bloodborne Pathogens Training

14 Disturbing Statistics About Bloodborne Pathogens

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Tue, Jul 16, 2013 @ 08:48 AM

It’s well known that unsafe injection practices and sharps injuries can lead to the transmission of bloodborne pathogens, such as hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). But these 14 stats may surprise you.

1.  Since 2001, US outbreaks from unsafe injection practices when administering medical products have GROWN substantially according to the CDC.

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Topics: Stericycle, Sharps Disposal, Bloodborne Pathogens, Bloodborne Pathogens Training, Needlesticks

10 Valuable OSHA Compliance Statistics

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Thu, May 30, 2013 @ 10:35 AM

 

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Topics: HazCom, Hazard Communication Standard, OSHA Compliance Program, Bloodborne Pathogens Training, Bloodborne Pathogen Training, OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Training, OSHA Inspection, OSHA Statistics

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