In this episode of In the Sterilization Room with Jackie, a breakdown of OSHA’s COVID-19 Healthcare Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for employee safety measures going forward. Infection prevention consult Jackie Dorst, RDH, BS, walks viewers through the process of determining whether or not the OSHA ETS issued on June 10 applies to their orthodontic office; and, should a practice fall under the ETS, Jackie explains some of the requirements orthodontic offices would be subject to. In addition, Jackie provides advice to viewers on how to communicate to patients and parents that masks are still mandatory in healthcare settings like the orthodontic office. OP


OSHA COVID-19 Healthcare Emergency Temporary Standard

OSHA 4125: Is your workplace covered by the COVID-19 Healthcare ETS?

OSHA Safe Work Website