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Improving Safety at Your Medical Practice

Dates: February 9, 2019

Meets: Sa from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: UT Arlington TBA

Fee: $149.00

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Conference Overview
If you have not updated your program since last year, you are NOT in OSHA compliance. In August, 2016, OSHA increased their fines significantly. They can now range from $12,471 to $124,709 per infraction for willful and serious violations. Those kinds of fines could put a practice out of business very quickly. Ignorance of the law is not an excuse in OSHA’s eyes.

The purpose of this workshop is to teach you the aspects of regulatory laws that affect a small medical practice. It will explain the latest OSHA regulations; how they pertain to you; and give you the tools you need in order to have a compliant program.

Conference Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, attendees will have received information that should allow them to:
  • Discuss the purpose for OSHA and how it relates to a medical practice;
  • State what the Hazard Communication Standard expects of the practice;
  • Identify the proper forms to be completed pertaining to Hazard Communication;
  • Explain what the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard expects of the practice;
  • List the proper forms to be completed pertaining to Bloodborne Pathogens;
  • Recognize the risk of Tuberculosis and other respiratory illnesses in the health care setting; and
  • Review the principles of the Injury and Illness Prevention Program.

Who Should Attend:
This course contains important information for:
  • Safety managers and directors
  • HR Personnel
  • Anyone responsible for safety isses and employee training
  • Those involved in training employees in safety rules
  • Those involved with a safety and health program in your company;
  • Anyone interested in learning about the latest innovations in safety and health products and services in the workplace

CNE Contact Hours
This activity is provider approved for 7.2 contact hours of Continuing Nursing Education by Workplace Nurses, LLC. Workplace Nurses, LLC, is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP 13654.

Continuing Healthcare Contact Hours
This OSHA presentation has been evaluated and approved for 6.5 hours of Continuing Healthcare Contact Hours (CHCH) by the International Board for Certification of Safety Managers (IBFCSM). IBFCSM uses clock hours to approve CHCHs. Each 55 minutes of education equals 1 CHCH. The content and systematic approach to these educational sessions permits IBFCSM to recommend that the sessions be considered for CEU award for Licensed Medical and Healthcare Professionals. Maintaining a safety and healthy practice is an inherent part of professional medical care. Please keep a copy of your presentation handout and certificate of completion for documentation of attendance.

Enroll
Click Enroll Yourself above or call (817) 272-0387.
Fee: $149.00
Hours:6.00
CEUs:0.60

UT Arlington TBA

Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWF)
140 W. Mitchell Street
Arlington, Texas 76019

Roberta Fisher