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Avoid OSHA Fines in 2017—Tips for OSHA Compliance in Doctors’ Offices

Avoid OSHA Fines in 2017—Tips for OSHA Compliance in Doctors’ Offices

If you thought OSHA fines were bad before, then your doctors’ office could be in for a shock because there’s big news you need to know about recent OSHA compliance issues. For the first time since 1990, the maximum civil penalties for OSHA violations have been raised. Significantly. The fines, in some cases, have raised 78 percent!  

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Is Your OSHA Training Expensive and Inconvenient?

Is Your OSHA Training Expensive and Inconvenient?

If your facility’s employees are required to undergo OSHA training, you are probably very familiar with all the regulations and rules surrounding those trainings. You are probably also frustrated year in and year out with how expensive and inconvenient those trainings seem to be. It doesn’t need to be that way, though! There are ways to cut down on the time, expense, and headache of OSHA trainings without compromising on quality or your level of compliance.  

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What Is HIPAA, and Why Is It Vital to the Health-Care Industry?

What Is HIPAA, and Why Is It Vital to the Health-Care Industry?

HIPAA is a term that’s used quite often in the health-care industry, but not everybody realizes exactly what it is or why it is such a necessary and important factor for any medical facility. The following is a brief overview of what exactly HIPAA is and why it should matter to you and your doctors and administrators.  

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Choosing Medical Waste Management: 9 Things Surgery Centers Must Know

Choosing Medical Waste Management: 9 Things Surgery Centers Must Know

Hiring medical waste management services at a surgery center is an essential part of ensuring those centers are in full legal compliance with all medical waste disposal laws. However, not all waste management companies are created equal. Before you commit to any one company, keep the following nine points in mind.  

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Why OSHA Online Training Is So Beneficial

Why OSHA Online Training Is So Beneficial

Anyone in the medical field knows that full OSHA compliance training is required, but fewer people know that OSHA online training can make that process a lot more seamless and convenient. If you operate, manage, or work at a medical facility that requires OSHA trainings every year, consider the wide range of benefits that come with implementing the online training course.  

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OSHA Compliance Training for Atlanta, Georgia, Doctors’ Offices

OSHA Compliance Training for Atlanta, Georgia, Doctors’ Offices

Keeping your Atlanta, Georgia, doctor’s office in full compliance with all relevant laws and regulations can be difficult, but one such regulation that you’re probably quite familiar with relates to OSHA compliance training. However, if you’re at all confused by what OSHA requires or what your office needs to implement to be compliant, read on!  

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Important Waste Management Tips for OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Training

Important Waste Management Tips for OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Training

For any worker in the medical field who comes in contact with patients, it’s imperative to undergo OSHA bloodborne pathogen training. This ensures workers can operate in a safe and informed way, but completing the training also means those workers will be in full federal OSHA compliance. Not being in compliance can lead to fines, and continued willful noncompliance can result in escalating penalties.  

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Yearly OSHA Requirements for Doctors’ Offices

Yearly OSHA Requirements for Doctors’ Offices

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is tasked with enforcing the federal regulations regarding health and safety. Naturally, safety is of the utmost importance in doctors’ offices, and OSHA plays an integral part in ensuring all employees in the medical field comply with safety-related legislation. In large part, this process involves employees completing yearly OSHA trainings.  

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Different Types of OSHA Training for Doctors’ Offices

Different Types of OSHA Training for Doctors’ Offices

If you work in a medical facility—a doctor’s office, a hospital, or any other clinical setting—one of the most important things you can do in your profession is being up to date with (and knowledgeable about) all your required OSHA trainings. Some trainings are required every year, while others are more about continually updating and staying on top of new developments in the field. Either way, you want to ensure you’re in full compliance with OSHA’s requirements to avoid fines or other consequences.  

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