OSHA for the Dental Team: Annual Compliance Training

Marie T. Fluent, DDS, CDIPC
Time: 8:00 am - 11:30 am Code: T13 Cost: $0/$0 after Sept. 29 Date: Thursday, Oct. 27

CE Credits:  3 Hour Lecture  |  Subject: OSHA |  Recommended for: All Attendees

Maintaining OSHA dental office compliance is the responsibility of the entire dental team. Dental offices are required to implement and maintain all the necessary infection control and safety systems as required by OSHA. This class provides valuable information on the regulatory requirements and offers practical suggestions on how the dental team can work together to ensure a mutually safe work environment for employees and patients.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the differences between CDC guidelines and MIOSHA Standards.
  • Understand the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard.
  • Understand OSHA requirements and mitigation strategies for COVID-19.
  • Discuss the importance of a written office-specific infection control program and OSHA regulatory documents.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Fluent is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Her dental career spans 35 years and includes roles as a dentist, both as an associate and practice owner, infection control coordinator, office manager, and dental assistant. Additionally, she has extensive experience and expertise as a dental inflection control clinical instructor, educator, speaker, author, and consultant. Dr. Fluent is passionate and deeply committed to improving dental infection control and patient safety. Through her writing, webinars, and invited lectures, she has educated thousands of dental professionals and students nationally and internationally. Dr. Fluent has written numerous peer-reviewed articles on infection control in the dental setting, OSHA compliance, and responsible antibiotic prescribing. She serves as Education Consultant for the Organization for Safety, Asepsis, and Prevention (OSAP). Financial Relationship – KOL: SciCan/Coltene, GOJO.


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