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Editor's Choice: Medical Environment Update--OSHA updates enforcement guidelines on PPE compliance

OSHA Healthcare Connection, June 14, 2011

The June issue of Medical Environment Update takes a close look at OSHA’s new directive that clarifies PPE training requirements for general industries. “Few industries rely more heavily on effective PPE than healthcare, and much of that PPE’s effectiveness depends on suitable training to ensure that staff are using the equipment appropriately,” according to the newsletter.

Click here to read an excerpt and to discover what else is included in the June issue.

For an even closer examination of the the PPE enforcement directive, Join HCPro for HazCom/GHS and PPE Enforcement: Understanding the New Requirements for OSHA Compliance in Healthcare, a live 90-minute audio conference, Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 1PM EST.

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