CA Reminder: New Prescription Mandates  For Controlled Substances To Begin 2021

CA Reminder: New Prescription Mandates for Controlled Substances to Begin 2021

New Prescription Form Requirements Beginning January 1, 2021, prescribers of controlled substances must use updated prescription forms, which include a 12-character serial number and corresponding barcode required by Assembly Bill 149 of 2019. This information will also be linked to…

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OSHA Guidelines For Reporting Occupational Cases Of COVID-19

OSHA Guidelines for Reporting Occupational Cases of COVID-19

In May, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published an interim memorandum on the requirements for recording occupational illnesses, specifically cases of COVID-19. The memorandum is expected to remain in effect until the current COVID-19 public health crisis…

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CDC Updated COVID-19 Guidelines For Dentistry – Infection Control

CDC Updated COVID-19 Guidelines for Dentistry – Infection Control

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated the Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Dental Settings During the COVID-19 Response. The updated guidelines provide practical information on resuming regular, non-emergency dental care. Summary of Recent…

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Medical Clearance And Fit-test Procedures For N95 Masks – COVID-19

Medical Clearance and Fit-test Procedures for N95 Masks – COVID-19

When surgical N95 respirators are necessary to protect employees, employers must implement a formal, comprehensive respiratory protection program in accordance with Cal/OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard (5144) and Cal/OSHA’s Aerosol Transmissible Diseases (ATD) Standard (5199). Refer to the COVID-19 Control and…

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