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MsdsSafety
We aspire to ensure that each professional is thoroughly prepared to face the regulatory challenges of today. Linda Cannon, our instructor, has over 30 years experience dealing with OSHA, HIPPA, and Board of Dentistry inspectors.
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Nothing says professional like a clean and organized work space! Other then the fact that it is professional to be clean and organized, having dirty or cluttered office is citable. Desktops, benches and working surfaces need to be clean and free from clutter, scrap and waste materials. Kitchen...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric
Can I Require Patrons To Provide Proof of Vaccination?
Can I Require Patrons To Provide Proof of Vaccination? The Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) is not aware of any Virginia law, regulation, or standard prohibiting private businesses from requiring patrons to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. Regulations of the...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric
Do you know what will be inspected at an inspection for a complaint or maybe just Random? Is your office prepared for an inspection? MsdsSafety (MSDS) offers Mock Inspections for all our clients! Mock Inspections have increased for MSDS to the tune of 30% each year. Dentist’s love the thought of...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric
Can I Require Employees To Provide Proof of Vaccination?
Can I Require Employees To Provide Proof of Vaccination? The Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) is not aware of any Virginia law, regulation, or standard prohibiting employers from requiring employees to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. The Equal Employment...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric
Can everyone find the exit? Are emergency floor plans clearly displayed in rooms where no exit signs can be seen? This is called Egress.  Emergency floor plans must include the locations of the Fire Extinguishers, First Aid Kits, AED, Oxygen and Nitrogen Tanks, if you have any Large Equipment that...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric
Can I ask Patrons If They Are Vaccinated?
Can I Ask Patrons If They Are Vaccinated? DPOR is not aware of any Virginia law, regulation, or standard prohibiting private businesses from asking patrons if they have received the COVID-19 vaccine and are fully vaccinated. Regulations of the Board for Barbers and Cosmetology require licensees to...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric
Where are the emergency numbers? Emergency contact numbers need to be clearly displayed on all phones. The emergency numbers include police, fire department, ambulance, and the landlord. The office address & Dept of Labor number need to be displayed as well to keep from getting a citation. ...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric, Periodontics
Can I Ask Employees If They Are Vaccinated and Both Employees and Patrons To Wear Masks?
Can I ask Employees If They Are Vaccinated and Both Employees and Patrons To Wear Masks? DPOR is not aware of any Virginia law, regulation, or standard prohibiting employers from asking employees if they have received the COVID-19 vaccine and are fully vaccinated. Employers are allowed to ask...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric
Are yours patient charts up to date? Chart audits occur to make sure patient's health history is updated yearly, or more if medically necessary. Citations may occur something is not properly updated. The following are some things that may be checked during your next inspection from your Board of...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric
Can Fully Vaccinated Employees in Non-Healthcare Workplace Settings Stop Wearing Masks?
Can Fully Vaccinated Employees in Non-Healthcare Workplace Settings Stop Wearing Masks? Labor law issues involving employer-employee relationships are governed and enforced in Virginia by the Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI), not the Department of Professional and Occupational...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric
Hey No Smoking!! Today's Dental Healthcare Tip of the Day is about no smoking signs. All offices must have a "No Smoking" sign clearly visible to everyone entering the building. A great place to put your "No Smoking" sign is at the front desk so that people can see it when they check in!...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric
Tele-Consulting! The telephone is still a wonderful tool to get your message across. MsdsSafety utilizes the telephone for consultations that do not require hands on instruction and provide the offices that would normally require an additional travel expense, a personalized class at a reasonable...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric
Is your heating equipment in good working order and free of lint and dust accumulations? These are all questions you need to do consider before your next inspection! Electrical panels can cause fires to break out if not properly cared for and cleared of debris. #msdssafety #healthcare #protocol...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric, Periodontics
That's Sharp!! Today's Dental Healthcare Inspection  Tip of the Day is about your sharps injury log. Your sharps injury log is a citable object. The inspector may request to view your sharps injury log with included dates if there have been injuries from the past 4 years.   Read More
Categories: Pediatric
X-ray Certs!! Today's Dental Healthcare Inspection Tip of the Day is about your x-ray certs! All x-ray certifications for Dental Assistants need to be displayed. Certifications must either be the original or a notarized copy!   Read More
Categories: Pediatric
Zap!! Do your electrical panels have 30 inches of clearance? Are all circuits labeled and breakers free from tape or other devices that keep breakers from operating? Is your heating equipment in good working order and free of lint and dust accumulations? These are all questions you need to do...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric
MsdsSafety has McKesson EKG Electrode Resting Tabs! These easy removal Silver/Silver Chloride sensors are DEHP free and biocompatible. Our defibrillator recoverable McKesson Electrodes are single use and disposable. With large surface area conductive adhesive hydrogel.  Read More
Categories: Pediatric
Cleaning Cleaning Cleaning!! Cleaning, disinfection, intermediate level disinfection, high level disinfection, and sterilization. This is not your choice!  Schedules  for equipment, instruments, hard surfaces and soft surfaces (Chairs and Stools) must be taken care of by following manufactures...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric
Hand Tools!! Today's tip of the day is about non-dental hand tools!! Your office should have the correct hand tools provided for the tasks that are performed in the workplace. There should be an appropriate amount of hand tools for the office to use. All tools need to be in good condition and...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric
Is it loud in here? Are your copiers and shredders stationed in a suitable place, away from employee's ears? Exposure to noise is preventable by placing photocopiers, shredders, and other louder or high pitched machines at a lower height. A copier and shredder can be in a workspace right next to...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric
MsdsSafety has Hypodermic Needles!! We carry McKesson Hypodermic Needles packaged with protective covers to maintain sterility. Each single use stainless steel needle is ISO color-coded luer lock hub, non-toxic, and non-pyrogenic.  Check them out on our website!!   Read More
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