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Haz Com and the OSHA Rules for Electronic SDS Systems

When the OSHA Hazard Communication (Hazcom) standard was first written, what were then called Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) (and which are now called Safety Data Sheets (SDS) were kept almost … [Read more...]

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Model Lab Enhanced Cleaning and Disinfection Policy

Complying with the usual CLIA, accreditation and other hygiene standards and requirements may not be adequate to protect workers and others present at your lab facilities against risk of COVID-19 … [Read more...]

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Model Social Distancing Policy

As the pandemic drags on, labs and other essential businesses that remain open must be scrupulous to ensure employees maintain social distancing both at and away from the workplace. Here’s a Model … [Read more...]

Tool: Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

It behooves you to ensure that lab workers get vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect not only themselves but also co-workers, patients and others at your facility. But what if workers neglect or just … [Read more...]

Tool: Voluntary COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

It behooves you to ensure that lab workers get vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect not only themselves but also co-workers, patients and others at your facility. But what if workers neglect or just … [Read more...]

Tool: Lab Worker’s Acknowledgement of Decision to Decline COVID-19 Vaccination

You should ensure that lab workers get vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect not only themselves but also co-workers, patients and others at your facility. But what if workers neglect or just plain … [Read more...]

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Model Substance Abuse and Fitness for Duty Policy

Workplace substance abuse remains a major challenge for labs. Although sound in principle, the traditional zero tolerance policy is ill-suited to the legal complexities of the modern world. This is … [Read more...]

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Model Waiver of COVID-19 Infection Liability Sign to Post at Your Lab

As long as COVID-19 remains a threat, you run the risk of being sued by patients, vendors, guests and other visitors (“visitors”) who claim they contracted the virus at your lab facility as a result … [Read more...]

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Tool: Model Visitors’ Waiver of COVID-19 Infection Liability Form

As long as COVID-19 remains a threat, you run the risk of being sued by patients, vendors, guests and other visitors (“visitors”) who claim they contracted the virus at your lab facility as a result … [Read more...]

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Telecommuter Home Office Hazard Assessment & Inspection Checklist

While not an OSHA obligation, it’s highly advisable to take measures to protect the health and safety of telecommuting lab employees who work from home. How? By having employees seeking approval to … [Read more...]


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