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OSHA General Health and Safety course for new employee orientation in behaivoral healthcare facilities. Covers blood borne pathogens, needle sticks, ergonomics, fire and repetitive stress injuries.

OSHA General Health and Safety course for new employee orientation in behaivoral healthcare facilities. Covers blood borne pathogens, needle sticks, ergonomics, fire and repetitive stress injuries.

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  • 1. OSHA2 Hours
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 2. Overview
    The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHAct) was passed to prevent workers from being killed or seriously harmed at work.
    The law requires that employers provide their employees with working conditions that are free of known dangers.
    Workers may file a complaint to have OSHA inspect their workplace if they believe that their employer is not following OSHA standards or there are serious hazards.
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 3. Overview cont…
    To help assure a safe and healthful workplace, OSHA also provides workers with the right to:
    Receive information and training about hazards, methods to prevent harm, and the OSHA standards that apply to their workplace
    Observe testing that is done to find hazards in the workplace and get test results
    Review records of work-related injuries and illnesses
    Get copies of their medical records
    Request OSHA to inspect their workplace
    Use their rights under the law free from retaliation and discrimination.
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 4. Bloodborne Pathogens Objectives
    Identify types of bloodborne pathogens
    Implement standard precautions in various situations
    Follow safe work practices
    Effectively manage and exposure incident including using personal protective equipment, documentation and reporting
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 5. Bloodborne Pathogens
    Disease causing “bugs” present in human blood and body fluids
    High Risk Pathogens
    HIV
    HIV attacks the immune system by finding and destroying white blood cells
    HBV-Hepatitis B & HCV-Hepatitis C
    Liver diseases
    Often results in chronic liver problems including cirrhosis or cancer
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 6. Potentially Infectious Fluids
    Semen & vaginal secretions
    Saliva in dental procedures
    Amniotic fluid
    Cerebrospinal or synovial (joints) fluid
    Any fluid contaminated with blood
    Exposed tissues or organs other than intact skin from humans or other animals dead or alive
    Cell or tissue cultures
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 7. Standard Precautions
    Precautions
    Never touch bodily fluids or “unknown” fluids without personal protective equipment (PPE)
    Use a disinfectant solution to clean up
    Dispose of potentially infectious material in biohazard red bags
    Hand washing after taking off PPE
    When to use
    Blood
    Body fluids
    Mucous membranes
    Secretions and excretions (with or without visible blood)
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 8. Other Bugga-Buggas
    Many other things can be transmitted thorough blood and body fluids
    Staph and Strep
    Salmonella
    Pneumonia
    Syphilis
    Tuberculosis
    Malaria
    Measles
    Chicken Pox
    Herpes
    Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
    Blood Infections
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 9. Transmission Methods
    Airborne
    Droplets
    Direct Contact
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 10. Exposure Control Plan
    The plan must
    Identify how the employer will use a combination of engineering and practice controls
    Ensure the availability and use of personal protective equipment (gloves, CPR guard)
    Provide training
    Provide medical surveillance
    Provide Hepatitis B vaccinations
    Post signs and labels for biohazard equipment and procedures
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 11. Engineering Controls
    Equipment to protect the employee
    Needleless devices
    Shielded needles
    Plastic capillary tubes
    Personal Protective Equipment
    Gloves
    Gowns/aprons
    Masks
    Protective eye wear
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 12. Workplace Procedures
    Needles should never be manipulated or recapped by hand
    Disposable sharps must be in puncture resistant containers close to the use area for disposal or reprocessing
    HBV vaccinations must be offered for free to the employee by the employer
    All work-related exposures must be logged on the OSHA 300 Log
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 13. Training
    All employees are trained
    Records indicate
    Date of training
    Content
    Trainer’s qualifications
    Name and job title of trainee
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 14. OSHA Fire Safety Objectives
    Identify potential fire hazards
    Identify various types of fires and extinguishers
    Learn to properly extinguish fires
    Implement emergency repose protocol
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 15. Common Hazards
    Heat producing equipment (lamps, computers)
    Electrical appliances
    Damaged electrical equipment or cords
    Overloaded plugs/outlets
    Smoldering matches or cigarettes
    Combustible materials
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 16. Prevention
    Control dust, especially around hot machines
    Dispose of rags with combustible solvents in appropriate metal containers
    Keep combustible materials away from ignition sources (Don’t store files by the furnace)
    Avoid overloading outlets
    Use surge protectors
    Keep working fire extinguishers nearby
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 17. Emergency Action Plan
    Identifies
    Method for orienting employees to the plan
    Individuals responsible for various activities
    Method of communication to alert employees
    How employees can report emergencies
    Evacuation routes and gathering locations
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 18. Fire Extinguishers
    PASS
    Pull the Pin
    Aim at the base of the fire
    Squeeze the handle
    Sweep from side to side
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 19. Fire Extinguishers
    Portable
    Class A: Combustible paper/wood/plastic
    Class B: Combustible liquids gas/oil/grease
    Class C: Electrical
    Class D: Chemical labs
    Fire Hose
    Sprinkler/Fire Suppression
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 20. Fighting a Fire
    Call 911
    Close doors/windows as you evacuate if you can SAFELY do so
    Use the correct extinguisher
    Never do it alone
    Know your location and keep escape route clear
    Do NOT use the elevator
    Be aware of dangers such as toxic fumes, low oxygen
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 21. Stop, Drop and Roll
    Wrap in fire retardant blanket or douse in water
    Remove contaminated clothes without injuring burned area
    Cover the person to prevent shock
    Get immediate medical attention
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 22. OSHA Ergonomics Objectives
    Identify the most common
    Learn the signs of musculoskeletal injuries
    Identify work processes that need to be modified to prevent injury
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 23. Musculoskeletal Disorders
    An injury to any part of the musculoskeletal system
    Muscles
    Joints
    Tendons/Ligaments
    Nerves
    Often caused from repetitive stress or sudden increases in demands on the body
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 24. Common Disorders
    Bursitis:
    Inflammation of sac in knee, elbow or shoulder causing pain and swelling
    Tenosynovitis:
    Inflammation of tendons in the hand causing aching, difficulty using the hand
    Carpal Tunnel
    Tingling, pain and numbness in thumb and fingers, especially at night
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 25. Ganglion
    Hard, swelling cyst usually on the back of hand or wrist
    Tendonitis
    Swelling and tenderness at hand, wrist or forearm where muscle and tendon are joined
    Tension neck
    Inflammation of neck and shoulder muscles and tendons
    Trigger Finger
    Pain and difficulty in smooth movement of fingers due to having to grip too much/long/tightly
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 26. Signs and Symptoms
    Computer Associated
    Numbness and burning in hands
    Reduced grip strength
    Swelling or stiffness in joints
    Pain in wrists, elbows, forearms, neck, back
    Reduced range of motion in the shoulder, neck, back
    Dry, itchy eyes
    Blurred or double vision
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 27. Risk Factors
    Repetition
    Extended duration
    Force: Lifting, pushing, pulling
    Awkward postures
    Contact stress
    Stapler, hole punch, keyboard
    Vibration
    Power saws, grinders etc.
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 28. Neutral Positioning
    Standing: legs, torso, neck and head are in alignment
    Upright sitting: legs are at approximately a 90 degree angle to torso
    Declined sitting: Person is leaning back slightly with their buttocks slightly higher than their legs
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 29. Work Area
    Monitor should be
    at least 20 inches away and directly in front of you (no more than 35 degrees off center)
    Center of monitor 15-20 degrees below horizontal eye level
    Perpendicular to line of site
    Keyboard
    Same height as elbows
    Elbows should remain close to the body
    Adjustable in height and tilt
    Adequate space for mouse, keyboard etc.
    Palm Supports
    Should never rest on your wrist
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 30. Leg room should allow for changing positions frequently
    Feet should rest gently on the floor with knees bent at a 90 degree angle.
    If necessary, use a foot rest
    Chair
    Lumbar support
    Allows you to recline at least 15 degrees
    5 legged base
    Phones
    Consider ear piece if you use the phone a lot
    Keep cord out of the way to minimize tripping
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 31. Lighting and Glare
    Position monitors to reduce glare from lights or windows
    Clean monitor frequently
    Use blinds or drapes
    Attach glare filters to the monitor
    Limit reflection from walls and work surfaces—use a medium colored, nonreflective paint and avoid shiny desks
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 32. Ventilation
    Do not place yourself just below the vents
    Maintain humidity at 30-60%
    Keep temperature between 68 and 74 during the summer and 73-78 during cold weather
    Ensure proper supply of fresh air
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 33. Reporting
    MSD signs must be reported to your supervisor immediately
    Early reporting allows for early intervention
    Report ergonomically unsafe work environments as soon as they occur
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com
  • 34. Summary
    There are many workplace hazards
    Bloodborne pathogens
    Fire
    Ergonomics
    Workplaces need to have emergency response plans
    Copyright AllCEUs.com 2010-2016. Unlimited CEUs for 12 months $74.99 http://AllCEUs.com

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