Safety

OSHA drills dentist in whistleblower check-up

OSHA Healthcare Connection, July 12, 2011

An OSHA whistleblower investigation has a dentist squirming in the regulatory exam chair, so to speak. It is also a reminder that workplace safety violations aren't the only way that dental and medical practices can run afoul of OSHA.

The complaint filed in federal court against a Niles (OH) Family Dentistry alleges the creation a hostile work environment for two employees which forced them to resign, according to a July 6 new OSHA news release.

Read the OSHA Healthcare Advisor post to find what damages the practice might incur.

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