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OSHA Cracks Down on Noncompliant Dental Practices

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The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is serious about ensuring dental practices follow COVID-19 safety restrictions. The agency recently fined a Georgetown, Massachusetts dental practice $9,500 for failing to provide medical evaluations and fit testing for employees required to wear N-95 respirators as protection against coronavirus; lack of written programs related to respiratory protection, bloodborne pathogen exposure control, and chemical hazard communication; insufficient bloodborne pathogen training and controls; and inadequate eyewash stations. OSHA reports the practice has already corrected the errors and paid the fine. Read more here.

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