Occupational Safety and Health for the Health Care Industry - Agenda

Day One

8:00 a.m.    
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.    
Conference Begins
Welcome – Introductions, Objectives and Participant Expectations

  • Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)
    • The OSH History and Profession
    • OSH and COVID-19
    • Hazard Overview of Health Care Industry
  • COVID-19 Challenges for Health care Workers (Break-out Session)
  • OSHA’s Operating Model (Rights and Responsibilities, Inspections, Citations)
    • Key Applicable OSHA Regulations
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Exposure Control Plan
    • Epidemiology
    • Housekeeping Procedures
    • Standard Precautions
    • Training
    • Needlestick Safety and Prevention
    • COVID-19 Applications
  • Emergency Planning
    • Emergency Action Plan
    • Means of Egress
    • Violence in the Workplace/Terrorism

12 p.m.        
Lunch (provided)

1:00 p.m.    
Conference Resumes

  • Hazard Communication
    • Written Program Requirements
      • Chemical Hygiene Plan
    • Radiation Safety
    • Tuberculosis
    • Ethylene Oxide
    • Formaldehyde
  • Laboratory Safety Requirements
    • Fume Hoods
  • Electrical/Lockout-Tagout
    • Wiring Design and Protection
    • Control of Hazardous Energy

4:15 p.m.    
Day One Adjourns

 

Day Two

8:00 a.m.    
Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.    
Conference Continues

  • Walking Working Surfaces
    • Guarding Floor and Wall Openings and Holes
    • Stairs and Railings
    • Ladders
  • Personal Protective Equipment
    • PPE Assessments
    • Eye and Face Protection
    • Hand Protection/Latex Allergies
    • Respirators
    • COVID-19 Considerations
  • Medical/First Aid Requirements
    • Infectious Disease Control
    • Sanitation
      • COVID-19 Preparedness and Mitigation

12 p.m.
Lunch (provided)

1:00 p.m.    
Conference Resumes

  • Ergonomics
    • Physical stressors
  • Recordkeeping and Reporting
    • Recording Criteria
    • Reporting Requirements
    • Recording COVID-19 Cases
  • Hazard Recognition and Program Management
  • Q & A Roundtable

3:30 p.m.     
2nd Annual Occupational Safety and Health for the Health Care Industry adjourns

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