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Medical Environment Update, May 2012

Medical Environment Update, May 1, 2012

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The May issue of Medical Environment  Update reports on OSHA’s changes to the Hazard Communication Standard and how it will improve safety by making it easier for workers to understand the threat of hazardous chemicals.Aslo, included in the May issue:

  • Chemotherapy drugs and sterilizing agents put nurses at risk?
  • Healthcare workers shout, OSHA listens?
  • OSHA NEP targets nursing homes?
  • Self-inspection notes: Access to exposure and medical records
  • C. difficile a risk in all settings?
  • Infection focus on outpatient dialysis?
  • Q&A on safety needles in an orthopedic practice; location of MSDS files; beverges in MRI and CT patient care areas; trash cans and lids
  • Quiz
  • Updates (12E) to your OSHA Program Manual: Slip, trip, fall checklist; respirator fit-testing form

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