Dental Bloodborne Pathogens Continuing Education
One of the primary duties of a dental professional is protect themselves and their patients from cross-contamination from transmittable biological pathogens. In this regard, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) policies are in place to provide guidance against the spread of infectious diseases.
Dental OSHA Standard
California, and many other states, require yearly training of all employees in OSHA protocols. This training can be obtained online through remote learning. Employees that may come into contact with infected materials in the workplace must take at least a 2-hour CE course every year as an OSHA Review Employers must be able to document that their employees at risk of cross-infection have taken a yearly refresher course in bloodborne pathogen containment.