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C.Consequences of non-compliance

1.Non-compliance with the DBC’s Minimum Standards for Infection Control, OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogen Standard, and Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication, or CAL/OSHA’s Aerosol Transmissible Disease Standard could lead to cross-contamination, infections, and illness to the dental patient and/or the DHCP. 2.Employees could contaminate their vehicles, […]

B.Recommending & Regulating Agencies

This section provides an overview of the recommending or advisory agencies and regulating or regulating agencies associated with infection control in the DHS; Section 4 will provide more on the specific guidelines and regulations. 1.Center for Disease Control (CDC): The CDC is part of the Public […]

A. Potential Effects of Infection to the Dental Healthcare Setting (DHS)

1.Due to the nature of their work, Dental Healthcare Personnel (DHCP) come in contact with a variety of potentially infectious diseases on a daily basis and risk both contracting and transmitting these diseases. 2.In order to prevent and reduce infections, it is critical that all […]