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Teach Me How to OSHA is a lecture combining key aspects of OSHA regulations with some of the most common infection control dental office principles. The emphasis of this lecture is on the health and safety of dental health care workers AND their patients. It will also focus on breaking the chain of infection in the dental office.
It’s a fact-based, educational approach with a lighthearted and humorous side. Through years of training in private and group practices, Dr. Resch has gained a wealth of knowledge on this topic. He will show, first hand, how to do it right, and in a humorous way point out the mistakes that we have all made along the way.
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Dr. Resch is the “OSHA Doctor” at a large group practice in St. Paul, MN, with more than 60 dental health care workers. In 1994 his group practice experienced a random OSHA inspection which resulted in no violations, no citations and no fines. He considers himself an “in the trenches” wet finger dentist that can help his colleagues and their staff really get a handle on and get organized with their approach to OSHA regulations and infection control procedures in dentistry. In the past 20 years he has been intimately involved in all facets of infection control and OSHA regulations-giving him an education and insight that many others have not experienced.
Dr. Resch received his DDS degree from the University of Minnesota in 1978 and has been an active participant in his profession. In 1992 he was the Minnesota representative to the ADA Task Force on Infection Control and OSHA Regulations in Dentistry. He is the past chairperson of the Minnesota Dental Association Ad Hoc Committee on OSHA and Infection Control. He is presently co-chair of the Minnesota Dental Association’s Environment and Safety Committee. In 2008 he became a member of the Scientific Sessions Committee for the Minnesota Dental Association and in 2014 was the General Chair for the Star of the North Meeting. He is an active member in The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP). OSAP is an international organization, which promotes science-based policies and practices for infection control, health, and safety in dental healthcare settings worldwide.
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Unless otherwise noted, Regional Meetings are held Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. (Get directions to Drury Lane.) On-site registration begins at 8 a.m. Attendees earn 5 hours of CE credit.
A tradition of working for the dental profession. The Chicago Dental Society was organized in 1864 and incorporated in 1878. The objective of the Chicago Dental Society is to encourage the improvement of the health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry and to represent the intrest of the members of the profession and the public that it serves.
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