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Posted 1/17/2018 by Smart Training in OSHA & HIPAA Compliance Made Easy   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 55
OSHA Fines North TX Dentist $5900 for Lack of Timely Staff Training
 OSHA recently fined a North Texas dental practice over $5,900 for two different violations of the Bloodborne Pathogens standard. OSHA asserted that the practice did not offer employees the opportunity to be tested after a needle stick injury and that the practice did not train their employees...  Read More
Posted 11/3/2017 by Smart Training in OSHA & HIPAA Compliance Made Easy   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 21
OSHA fines dental practice over $61,000
OSHA cited MD Dental Center PC, doing business as Smile Center Dental, for 26 alleged serious violations – including exposing workers to bloodborne pathogens hazards at the company’s facility in Washington, D.C. The inspection, initiated in response to a complaint, resulted in $61,600 in proposed...  Read More
Posted 10/5/2017 by Smart Training in OSHA & HIPAA Compliance Made Easy   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 88
Court orders dentist to pay $85K to employee fired for safety complaint
It began when a Massachusetts dentist changed his practice's procedure for disposing of contaminated needles. He told those in his Beverly-based office to first remove the protective caps before dropping them into sharps disposal containers, allegedly to fill the containers with more used needles...  Read More

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