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. Face Masks

DHCP must wear face masks in order to protect themselves from exposure to infectious organisms spread through inhaling aerosol spray. Aerosols from a patient’s mouth are created when using handpieces, air-water syringes, ultrasonic scalers, etc.  Also a concern are splashes and splatter that may come from […]

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