This course explains the importance of OSHA in the healthcare workplace. Caregivers will review Safe Patient Handling Standards, Bloodborne Pathogen Standards, workplace violence, employee fall prevention, and chemical hazard safety. Aides will also learn what to do if they are injured on the job.
Explain the importance of OSHA's role in the healthcare workplace.
Describe OSHA's Safe Patient Handling Standards and explain why they are so important.
Apply OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogen Standards at all times and with every patient.
Discuss every healthcare worker's rights and responsibilities in keeping safe from falls and chemical hazards.
Practice safely by following all OSHA Standards in your daily work.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.