OSHA Program

Rationale for Infection Control, Concepts, Universal Precautions, Transmission-based Precautions, Common Infectious Diseases & Emerging Diseases impacting Dentistry including COVID-19, Hand Washing, PPE, Germicide selection, Instrument Reprocessing, Dental Treatment Water Quality, Radiology.

(5 ratings)

4 Hours
6 lectures
DR. RAGHUNATH PUTTAIAH

$30 $50

What this course teaches

  • The Rationale for dental infection control
  • Emerging Diseases & Pandemics, Germicides Use & Misuse
  • Personal Protective Equipment & Surface Barriers
  • Instrument Reprocessing and ICD
  • Common Infectious Diseases impacting dentistry
  • Handwashing & Handcare, sanitization, disinfection and sterilization
  • Dental Treatment Water Contamination

Description

Dental Infection Control encompasses both patient safety and employee safety. At TOOTHCE, we take a team centric approach in teaching and learning where the Complete Dental Team of a Clinic works as a single organism in Dental Safety.Our programs are not designed for individual people but for the whole dental team with a Designated Safety Manager that coordinates all safety efforts in the clinic.

Content

Background and Inspections

History of Osha Regulations and Guidelines

01:30

Scope of OSHA

02:39

Common Citations - What and Why

02:19

What happens why an employee complains

02:17

Who is at Risk of Inspections and Examples

06:39

What happens after an Inspection

03:00

Documents and Posters

01:29

Building and Equipment Safety

Fire Safety

06:45

Fire Safety Plan

03:50

Compressed Gas Cylinders

02:44

Eye Wash Station

03:12

Trash Bins

02:12

Physician Certified First Aid Kit

01:40

Fire Extinguishers

01:17

Electrical Devices

01:12

Glutaraldehyde Safety

01:44

Radiation Safety

01:44

CPR Devices

02:44

Air Compressors and Centralized Evacuation Systems

02:12

Bloodborne Pathogen Standards

OSHA BBP Standards

01:22

Scope of BBP Standards

03:33

Written Exposure Control Plan and Compliance

05:22

Use of PPE

03:22

House Keeping Issues

08:22

Employee Health Records and Record Keeping

03:43

Hep-B vaccination, Exposure and Compliance

05:39

Post Exposure flowchart and follow up

03:34

Training and Training records

01:19

OSHA's Hazard Communication Program

Introduction to Hazard Communication Standards

01:22

GHS in US

03:33

Employee 'Right to Know' Law

01:19

Steps to Implement the HCS Program

08:56

Intro to Risks and Types of Chemicals

03:45

Hazard Classification NFPA and Examples

05:31

About GHS, Labels and Color Coding

04:12

SDS and MSDS

04:53

About the teacher

Dr. Raghunath Puttaiah
Retd. Tenured Professor at
Texas A&M College of Dentistry

Dr. Puttaiah is a Public Health Dentist, who completed his graduate studies in Epidemiology, Dental Public Health (MPH & Residency in Dental Public Health), was awarded the first Johnson & Johnson Post-Doctoral Fellowship in ‘Infectious Disease Control in Dentistry’ at UT Health Science Center-Dental School. He retired as a Tenured Professor from Texas A&M University College of Dentistry after 24 years in state service. He is a world-renowned scientific and educational expert in Dental Infection Control & Safety.

Dr. Puttaiah has developed all his training materials, some of which are being used by other trainers within the United States and Worldwide. In 2008 he crafted the Dental Safety Standards for India which was released by Dr. Manmohan Singh, the Honorable Prime Minister of India. He has helped the Russian Federation formulate a pathway for Dental Safety Standards. He has conducted over 130 research projects funded by NIH/NIDCR SBIR Grants and Dental Industries worldwide. He has presented over 130 original research abstracts, provided over 200 programs in Dental Safety at national and international dental conferences, published 7 book chapters and 33 peer reviewed original research and review papers.