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February Tip of the Month - Basic Abilities of a Dental Safety Coordinator

01 Feb 2016 12:34 PM | Anonymous

Basic Abilities of a Dental Safety Coordinator 

By Linda Kihs, CDA, EFDA, OMSA, MADAA

Every dental facility needs a dental safety coordinator.  At a minimum this person should have a basic understanding of:  microbiology; modes of cross-contamination in dentistry; infection prevention and general safety procedures; related governmental regulations and recommendations; and products and equipment available to maintain patient and provider safety.   

 



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