Topic Tag: face

C. Eye Protection

In order to protect the eyes from exposure from splashing, spattering of infectious material, aerosols, chemicals and other potential eye hazards, all DHCP must wear one of the approved forms of eye protection. OSHA and the DBC’s Minimum Standards for Infection Control, eye protection requirements: […]

B. Masks

DHCP must wear face masks in order to protect the themselves from exposure to infectious organisms spread through inhaling aerosol spray from handpieces, air-water syringes, and/or splashes. DHCP are required to wear masks when performing the following: Patient treatment procedures Disinfecting Cleaning, packaging,  and sterilizing […]