a division of Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center
This seminar is offered onsite only. The descriptions and outlines specified below are examples of the topics covered in this seminar. Actual seminar content will depend on your organization's needs. Of course, we customize the seminar's content to meet the specific needs of your organization.
OSHA And The Medical Industry: A Compliance Update
A One-Day Seminar
Meeting Code: KFZ
Even though you do your best to comply
with OSHA directives, you probably wonder if you've misinterpreted or
missed a minor statute that inspectors will cite you for. At this seminar,
you'll learn exactly what it takes to cover your bases and avoid fines.
You'll discover proven ways to sidestep the legal traps many medical facilities
fall prey to. You'll gain step-by-step techniques for handling OSHA agents,
inspections and legal proceedings. Plus, you'll get to examine case studies
and find out where healthcare facilities go wrong.
This comprehensive training covers the broad range of OSHA reporting,
recordkeeping and procedural requirements that you must follow. You'll
learn how to develop written Hazard Communication programs . . . Bloodborne
Pathogens Exposure Control plans . . . Emergency Action procedures . .
. and much more.
You'll also master the ins and outs of meeting OSHA training standards
- which according to the JCAHO is one of the most common sources of non-compliance
fines. This seminar will help you implement, assess and report OSHA training
that follows federal requirements to the letter.
After this seminar, you'll have the skills you need to ensure your facility
is in compliance. And you'll be able to better protect your staff and
patients from harmful accidents.
You Will Benefit ...
- A review of healthcare records OSHA requires you to
keep and how long you must keep them
- How to create a Right-To-Know information center that
employees can rely on
- How to conduct a job factor analysis and determine
what types of training each employee needs
- Conducting OSHA training that gets new hires up-to-speed
You Will Cover ...
Stay On The Right Side Of The Law
- How to protect your rights during an OSHA inspection
- The top 5 OSHA healthcare violations and how to prevent
- Why informing OSHA about accidents is like walking
on thin ice - here's how to file reports without making a wrong step
- What you need to know about OSHA's evaluation, penalty
and fine-reduction systems
- Medical reports that managers should never lay eyes
on (otherwise they'll be breaking OSHA's confidentiality rules)
- Are you unintentionally violating the OSHA-mandated
rights of your staff members? Find out here
Create Programs OSHA Will Applaud
- How to ensure your Haz Com Plan is in compliance
- 3 problems OSHA agents commonly find with healthcare
Emergency Action Plans
- Critical components you must include in your Exposure
- Housekeeping essentials for safely dealing with contaminated
sharps, laundry and medical waste
- The final ruling on OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
and what you must do to fully comply
- How to bring your healthcare facility into line with
OSHA's Respiratory Protection Plan
Meet OSHA-Mandated Training Requirements
- 4 essential elements of goal-setting that will put
your aspirations within reach
- How to overcome obstacles that have blocked your efforts
in the past
- The secret to negotiating your goals up and down the
corporate ladder - and getting what you want
- How to update your plan of action when unforeseen events
cause your goals to shift
- How to use your goals to get others to take part of
- How to meet your company's goals without compromising
your personal ambitions
Master Solid Communication Skills
- A handy cross-reference that'll reveal which OSHA training
requirements apply to your medical facility
- How to develop in-house training that OSHA will approve
- Training that gives employees the OSHA skills to handle
new medical procedures and materials
- How to document training and make it clear your staff
- Will your staff meet OSHA expectations? How to evaluate
- 3 ways to monitor medical staff compliance
Maintain Employee And Patient Safety
- How to sidestep possible health risks by following
OSHA's antineoplastic drug guidelines
- Updating healthcare policies that no longer adequately
protect employees and patients
- Meeting OSHA's PPE codes on bloodborne pathogens and
- The #1 problem that results in death or serious harm
to healthcare workers - and the simple solution
- Identifying situations that require an emergency response
- Needlestick prevention and recording: Are your policies
up to date?
Should Attend ...
For anyone dealing with OSHA in the Medical Industry who
wants to expertly maintain OSHa recordkeeping, training and procedural
codes unique to the medical industry, and gain cost effective, proven
and achievable methods you can use to carry out OSHA directives to the
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