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Consequences of non-compliance

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. Employees could contaminate their vehicles, […]

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. The section “Prevention Strategies and Practices” will provide more on the specific guidelines and regulations. 1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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

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. In order to prevent and reduce infections, it is critical that all […]

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