Dr. Kenneth S. Weinberg, Ph.D. is an independent consultant in environmental health and safety. Dr. Weinberg has consulted for several companies in the areas of OSHA Injury and Illness reporting, as well as auditing for OSHA inspections. He has worked as the Director of Safety at Mass. General Hospital in Boston for almost twelve years, and has written several books on the topics of health care safety, OSHA, and Indoor Air Quality.
He has also written several articles for prominent national safety publications, and serves on the editorial advisory boards for safety publications. He Also has been Administrator of the Health Care Divisio0n of the American Society of Safety Engineers, and is a member of several panels that advice on safety related matters.
This webinar will provide up to date information about what constitutes blood borne pathogens from infectious materials, as well as other potentially infectious materials. The webinar will provide answers about how to prevent exposures, deal with spills or exposures should they occur, and the how to recognize the hazards of blood borne pathogens
Whenever workers enter an area where there is a possibility of exposure to hazardous or toxic substances, or where there is a possibility of injury or harm due to entering a space with only one way in and out, and where only a single employee may work, OSHA has provided written regulations requiring that the space be designated as a hazard with confined space entry requirements.
This webinar will provide a description of what the requirements for OSHA Injury and Illness reporting, as well as what constitutes the various acceptable categories for reportable and no reportable injuries. The webinar will also define common terms used by OSHA and the methods for calculating the injury and illness rates in your facility.
This webinar will present the ways in which OSHA Inspections may be initiated, the things you can do to help prevent the inspection before it starts, or the ways you can manage the inspection while they are going on and afterwards to help mitigate the effects of the inspection and reduce the fines and penalties.