The Preparation Is the Best Medicine: Getting Ready for OSHA's Expanded Enforcement Against the Healthcare Industry – Webinar Report has been published. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of industries from Healthcare, Healthcare Services, Hospital Management Markets.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced a new and stricter enforcement policy for the healthcare industry. The new federal enforcement policy, OSHA's recent new Inspection Guidance for Inpatient Healthcare Settings, which identifies five major hazard areas that OSHA inspectors will now examine as part of every visit & Inspection to a hospital, nursing home and residential care facility. So, is your facility ready for OSHA's close exam?
If you would like to minimize the risk of citations and penalties, you need to know what areas are on OSHA's target list, including the five new "focus hazards" and other areas, such as exposure to multidrug-resistant organisms and hazardous drugs and chemicals. The session will explain how to fix vulnerabilities and implement training that can mitigate potential inspection risks.
Objectives of the Presentation:
The session will give a clear understanding of OSHA's new focus hazards. In the end of the session, you will be able to explore how compliance, training and troubleshooting should address the hazards OSHA will be targeting. You'll also explore the practical implications of evaluating exposure to MRSA and other multidrug-resistant organisms, hazardous drugs, and hazardous chemicals.
Why Should you Attend:
The webinar will also explain what exactly OSHA's June 25 memo means for inpatient healthcare facilities. You'll learn which facilities are most likely to be targeted for inspections. You'll also learn how to use proactive self-evaluation and to be prepared for a potential inspection, as well as what to do before and during an inspection that reduce the risks of enforcement action.
The learning in this webinar will alert you to the hazards OSHA inspectors will be targeting and the self-evaluation strategy will help you start mitigating any new risks at your facility immediately
Who can Benefit:
– Infection Prevention Directors
– Safety and Security Staff
– Safety Directors
– Directors of Nursing
– Facility Managers
– Nursing Home Administrators
– Safety Officers
– OSHA Attorneys
– Facility Executives
– Risk Managers & Compliance Officers