Posts by Olivia Wann

Do You Know How Long Hepatitis C can remain Infectious?

Recent studies indicate that hepatitis C can remain infectious at room temperatures for up to 6-weeks.  Is your practice following the latest infection control guidelines for infection control? CDC also reveals that approximately 3-million adults in the U.S. are infected with hepatitis C virus, particularly the Baby Boomers (born from 1945 through 1965). Of the…

Train employees on the new label elements and SDS format

Effective December 1, 2013 Train employees on the new label elements and SDS format for the new changes made to the Hazard Communication Standard which brings into alignment the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.  Please note that this rule requires pictograms on labels as of June 1, 2015 to alert users…

The Tennessee Prescription Safety Act of 2012

Effective January 1, 2013 The Tennessee Prescription Safety Act of 2012 is a significant effort to address prescription drug abuse. Please access this link provided by the state for further information: http://health.state.tn.us/boards/Controlledsubstance/faq.shtml
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