OSHA Regulations and Guidelines: A Guide for Health Care Providers, 1st Edition

  • Ronald P. Nielsen, WSO-CSM
  • ISBN-10: 076680478X  |  ISBN-13: 9780766804784
  • 304 Pages
  • © 2000 | Published
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This resource provides an overview of the OSHA regulations and standards for safety as they apply to health care sites. (prevention, infection, hazard, chemicals, OSHA, safety, Allied Health, guidelines)

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Features and Benefits

  • each chapter covers an individual standard or set of standards relating to a specific topic
  • the minimum requirements for safe practice in the workplace are clearly spelled out for each standard
  • in the event of an incident, immediate actions to be taken minimize injury or harm are described
  • guidelines for documentation and reporting are outlined
  • objectives and review questions reinforce the major concepts for each standard

Table of Contents

Health Care Facility Safety Program. Indoor Air Quality. Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses. Lifting and Ergonomic Guidelines. Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records. Employee Emergency and Fire Evacuation Plans. Means of Egress and Fire Protection. Electrical. Safety Color Code for Marking Physical Hazards and Specifications for Accident Prevention Signs and Tags. Abatement Verification. Health Care Security. Sanitation. Medical Services and First Aid. Tuberculosis Guidelines. Bloodborne Pathogens. Respiratory Protection. Infectious Diseases. Infection Control. Hazardous Medications. Personal Protective Equipment. Noise. Ventilation. Control of Hazardous Energy: Lockout/Tagout. Confined Spaces. Welding. Hazard Communication. Hazardous Waste and Regulated Medical Waste. Ethylene Oxide. Formaldehyde. Benzene. Lead. Asbestos. Air Contaminants. Ionizing Radiation. Nonionizing Radiation. Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. Exposure to Laboratory Hazardous Chemicals. Hazardous Materials. Compressed Gases/Oxygen Systems. Appendixes. Glossary. Index.