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CDC Updates Infection Prevention Guidance for Dental Settings

 

On August 28, 2020, the CDC updated their Guidance for Dental Settings - Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Dental Settings During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic.

Key Points:

  • Recognize dental settings have.

Is Your Dental Lab Doing Business in Canada or Considering It?

U. S. and Canadian medical device requirements for dental laboratories are the not same. Whether your dental lab is considering doing business or already doing business in Canada you need to know this information.

Does outsourcing lab work to Canada.

FDA Registration Renewal for 2021

 

For those establishments that are registered with FDA it is time for your 2021 FDA registration renewal.

The renewal period begins October 1 and ends December 31st of each year and every registered establishment is required to pay the renewal fee..

CAUTION! Using Bleach as a Disinfectant

 

SARS-CoV-2 has created many shortages and that includes disinfectants. What do you do when you’re unable to purchase brand name disinfectants?

Bleach seems to be an alternative for some uses, but there are precautions to be considered. The good.

Reporting COVID-19 Cases to OSHA:  Clearing up the Confusion

 

When it comes to COVID-19, what defines an "incident" and when does the clock start ticking for reporting?

OSHA has existing injury and illness recording and reporting requirements for work related incidents. To help an employer determine if they.

How Has COVID-19 Affected FDA & OSHA Regulations?

Learn how the COVID-19 Pandemic may affect FDA & OSHA regulations for your business in this FREE live webinar hosted by LMT's first Lab Day Online Fall 2020 conference!  Join SafeLink Consulting for this presentation on November 13, 2020 from 4:20 pm.

Implementing Changes to Your Return to Work Policy

As the experts learn more about COVID-19, the CDC continues to update their guidance.  On August 10, 2020 the CDC published an update for the Criteria for Return to Work for Healthcare Personnel with SARS-CoV-2 infection.  As an employer you need to.

COVID-19 Infection Control in Dentistry Small Changes = Big Difference

Managing safety during COVID-19 has been challenging for all employers.  When dental practices began resuming business several months ago, safety was at the forefront.  Now, we are seeing some of those safety policies falling by the wayside.  Those.

Respiratory Protection – It’s Not A One and Done

 

 

 

The Respiratory Protection Program is in place, the fit testing has been completed and documented, BUT what about the other regulatory requirements and considerations of the program?

 

All participants of the Respiratory Protection Program are.

Is this the Flu or COVID-19?

With many symptoms of COVID-19 mirroring those of Influenza (flu), the magnitude of the 2020-2021 flu season will be anybody’s guess! On one hand, there is hope that current practices put in place to combat COVID-19, like mask-wearing, hand-washing.