HOUSTON OSHA & HIPAA TRAINING FOR DENTAL OFFICES

Considering osha & hipaa training in Houston? Ensuring your office is up to date with the ever-updating OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), and HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) requirements is required by law. Understanding them can be tricky sometimes, but they can help to significantly reduce the risk of accidents, illnesses or injuries in the workplace. Trusting a consultant to help with the compliance training for your staff ensures that all information will be shared properly.

DENTAL OSHA TRAINING IN HOUSTON

OSHA is focused on the safety of both workers and patients across all industries. Important focuses for OSHA include:

  • Bloodborne Pathogens Standard – Ensuring precautions and control plan is in place for potential exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
  • Hazard Communication – Also called the “employee right-to-know” standard which ensures proper communication to employees of hazards and ensuring they are properly trained in the handling of them.
  • Radiation – Proper training and precautions in place in conjunction with the x-ray machine.

HOUSTON DENTAL HIPPA TRAINING

HIPPA is focused on the privacy of data and medical information. Proper training in HIPPA procedures can prevent a dental office from being exposed to huge lawsuits. There are many facets of a dental office that may need to be adjusted in order to meet HIPPA requirements, such as:

  • Encryption of images, such as x-rays, being sent via email
  • What information can be shared on a voicemail
  • What HIPPA privacy forms need to be filled out by each patient
  • Ensuring paperless practices are able to keep the data of their patient’s safe

Benefits of Our OSHA & HIPAA Training in Houston

These OSHA and HIPPA trainings and more are required for all employees in a dental practice. By working with a consultant, you will not have to worry about personally taking care of all aspects of the training and can trust that your staff is being trained properly.

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