10 Most Important OSHA Standards in Healthcare

Working in the medical field can expose healthcare workers to hazards that most other industries don’t face. While there are still some hazards that all workers face that must also be addressed in a healthcare setting, there are several additional standards to be concerned about. This is why OSHA standards were developed specifically for healthcare. Although there are hundreds of OSHA standards, [...]

2023-07-24T15:39:33-04:00May 12th, 2023|

What is the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard?

The primary purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is to promote and protect employee safety in the workplace. The agency does so by establishing standards for working conditions including possible exposure to hazardous substances. In medical settings, exposure to blood and any potential bloodborne pathogens is very common. Here are some tips for meeting the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard. [...]

2023-07-25T10:16:42-04:00March 10th, 2023|