Infection Prevention, OSHA and Working with the ADF Toolkit: Reducing Your Legal and Financial Risks with A Minimum Amount of Effort:

Learn how to produce a fully functioning IP program with a minimum of effort by using the ADF Toolkit*, providing a safe environment for staff and patients and reducing legal and financial risk management concerns. Course content includes OSHA law, elements of an employee health program, bloodborne pathogens, how to handle an exposure incident, sterilization, disinfection, environmental infection control and the new CDC Dental checklists. ADEQ waste management requirements will be presented. Current infectious disease issues both local and global will also be discussed.

By the end of this presentation, participants should be able to:
• Integrate their own procedures to comply with CDC guidelines, OSHA law and BODEX requirements
• Apply the provided tools to train at-risk office staff in OSHA compliance
• Utilize the toolkit to update and convert your program fully paperless, eliminating outdated printed manuals.

Each toolkit flash drive includes:
• Completed OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Plans and training (just insert your name)
• Comprehensive Hazard Communication Program Global Harmonizing System
• Internet links to government agencies such as CDC & OSHA
• Forms for OSHA training documentation; employee health immunizations;
• Procedure manual for daily and weekly clinical chores
• Forms for sterilization monitoring documentation
• Documents include required OSHA laws and CDC Guidelines
• Dental facility procedures for operatory setup with photos in MS Word for easy customization
• Folders for paperless documentation including OSHA training and SDSs (formerly MSDSs)

*Note: Toolkits are not included but will be available for purchase at the door.



Kay Carl

Kay Carl, RN, BS

Daughter of a hygienist and married to a dentist, Kay is an Infection Preventionist. Active in the hospital-focused infection control organization, Association for Infection Control and Epidemiology, including serving as a national officer for four years, she has used this knowledge to cross over into dental infection control and prevention. The majority of her peers work in hospitals in departments that specifically address Infection Prevention. Specialists in their field, they are equipped to deal with government standards and guidelines. Dentists are expected to do the same without similar professional support. A seasoned writer and speaker for both medical and dental venues, she has worked with AzDA since 1991 to offer continuing education in infectious disease and infection control to its members, providing practical ways to prevent adverse outcomes.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure: ADF toolkit

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