OSHA Regulations Unique to Hospitals

Allison Stalker Health and Safety 2 Comments

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provides regulations for all industries formulated to protect the employees.  There are many regulations that are common amongst various industries. Hospitals, however, must adhere to additional regulations specific to their industry. These regulations are designed to not only protect the employees, but also the patients. The following is a look at some of …

Hospital OSHA Compliance

Heather Cummings Healthcare Environments Leave a Comment

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has hundreds of general and specific industry regulations, and many employers struggle to understand all the subsets and requirements of these policies. OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens Standard 1910.1030, for example, applies to all employees who have occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials, but is most directly tied to the health care …