The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a regulating body that holds businesses accountable for the health and safety in their workplace. While most healthcare organizations recognize that complying with OSHA regulations and being prepared for an OSHA inspection is important, it may not always be top-of-mind among the many other responsibilities for a busy healthcare worker or organizational leader.
This whitepaper provides a detailed overview of the following key areas:
What is OSHA?
Bloodborne Pathogen Standard
- Exposure Control Plan
- Labeling & Recordkeeping
- Sharps Disposal
Hazard Communication Standard
- Written Hazard Communication Program
- Safety Data Sheets
OSHA Requirements and Enforcement
- Federal vs. State Requirements
- OSHA Inspections
The best way to prevent an OSHA violation is to be well informed and prepared. Violations have the potential to carry significant financial and reputational cost to healthcare organizations of all sizes.
To learn more about how Stericycle can help manage your OSHA plan, visit Steri-SafeSM OSHA Compliance Solutions.