OSHA and Infection Control for Your Dental Office

OSHA and Infection Control for Your Dental Office
Friday, September 3, 2021 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

This 3.5 hour online course provides the annual training required for all health care workers by the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standards. Dental professionals and health care workers will learn about bloodborne pathogens, exposure control plans, and effective barrier techniques.

Designed For

Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants and other dental professionals working in dental offices.


  • General Safety Standards/OSHA Guidelines
  • OSHA Compliance Standards
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Hazard Communication
  • Respiratory Protection

Learning Objectives

  • General Safety Standards/OSHA guidelines
    • Describe OSHA’s mission, scope, jurisdiction, and inspection practices as it relates to dental practices
    • Identify basic employee rights and employer responsibilities under OSHA rules
  • OSHA Compliance standards including record keeping, exposure etc.
    • Comprehend OSHA record keeping requirements, including reporting and conditional exemption
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Describe basic OSHA requirements under the BBP standard
    • Define what occupational exposure is, an exposure incident, and steps to be followed after an exposure incident
  • Hazard Communication
    • Describe key elements and requirements of the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard
  • Respiratory Protection
    • Identify respiratory protection rules and requirements, as they relate to common COVID-19 protection practices and Personal Protective Equipment

Provided By

National Safety Council: Nebraska Chapter
Creighton University School of Dentistry 
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education

Presented by Stash Dwornicki

Stash is a Safety Consultant/Trainer specializing in General Industry and Workplace Violence. An Omaha native with a farming background, Stash attended college at Loyola University, Chicago followed by 4 years serving in the United States Marine Corps as an Infantry Officer, deploying twice to Afghanistan. After leaving the military, his work experience includes time spent in the oil industry in northeast Wyoming, physical security, telecommunications, and manufacturing. He conducts all manner of general-industry safety training as well as audits and inspections, and enjoys the variety of industries and members he helps achieve safer workplaces. When not working, he enjoys the outdoors and helping on his family’s farm.

Education Credit

Accreditation Statement
Creighton University is an ADA CERP Recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp.

The Creighton University School of Dentistry designates this activity acceptable for 3.5 continuing education credits for the State of Nebraska. Creighton University is an approved continuing education provider by the states of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Nebraska. This course meets the requirements for credit in Nebraska.



Dentists: $100
Dental Assistants and Hygienists: $75

Refund Policy

Continuing education and professional development courses may be cancelled by the attendee in writing up to 7 days before the course begins for a full refund, less a $25 processing fee. No refund will be given 7 days prior to the course. Some courses are not eligible for a refund; these exceptions are noted in specific course descriptions. If a course is cancelled by the University for non-weather related issues, the student will be notified and a full refund will be processed. In the event of a weather related closure, the course will be rescheduled.

Omaha, NE 68178
United States