Applying Controls In Dentistry to Satisfy OSHA

Sponsored Content: OSHA gets a bad rap as the bogeyman or heavyhanded overlord to businesses. While some of their requirements and mandates can come across as draconian, it’s important to remember these rules and regulations are there to keep employees safe.

OSHA prescribes standards that protect workers in every industry from workplace hazards like falls, dangerous machinery, and overall unsafe work conditions. The current standards in dentistry of importance are bloodborne pathogen exposures and respiratory threats. And the COVID-19 pandemic threw a curveball into an already finicky system by adding new layers of protections.

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