Lab Safety: Short- and Long-Term Solutions for Preventing Injuries
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
1:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern
Dan Scungio, MT (ASCP), SLS, CQA (ASQ)
Level of Program:
Laboratory safety professionals are busier than ever, so proper safety training for lab staff is crucial. Enter the Lab Safety: Short- and Long-Term Solutions for Preventing Injurieswebinar. Ensure your staff are prepared for OSHA, CAP, and other regulatory agencies by offering them training that doesn’t just go through the motions, but is interactive and engaging.
Join expert speaker Dan Scungio, MT (ASCP), SLS, CQA (ASQ), as he explains the various hazards, both immediate and long-term, in the hospital lab setting and details methods to prevent them. He will cover ways to prevent staff injuries from physical hazards in the lab setting as well as discuss proper ergonomics practices across all areas of the lab. Participants will gain the tools and skills to implement a total lab safety program of their own that ensures the prevention of short- and long-term staff injuries.
At the conclusion of this program, you will be able to:
- Review methods to prevent staff injuries from physical hazards in the lab setting
- Discuss proper ergonomics practices in all areas of the lab
- Implement a total lab safety program to ensure the prevention of short- and long-term staff injuries
Who Should Listen?
- Laboratory safety professionals
- lab leaders (managers, medical directors)
- Overall: Prevention of lab injuries/exposures
- Discussion of lab injury statistics nationwide
- What the regulators say: OSHA, CAP
- Immediate hazards in the lab and how to avoid them
- Physical: Slips, trips, and falls
- Long-term hazards
- Ergonomics pitfalls in the lab and how to avoid them
- The cost of ergonomics injuries
- Specific areas to avoid
- Tips and tricks to help prevent injury
- Benefits of reducing lab staff injuries
- Short-term benefits
- Long-term benefits
Meet the Speaker
Dan Scungio, MT (ASCP), SLS, CQA (ASQ), has more than 25 years of experience as a certified medical laboratory scientist, more than 10 of which were spent in the management of clinical labs, anatomical pathology labs, and collection sites. For the past nine years, he has served as the laboratory safety officer for Sentara Healthcare, a multihospital system in Virginia and North Carolina.
As a laboratory safety consultant, he has provided laboratory safety education and safety consulting locally, nationally, and internationally under the title of “Dan the Lab Safety Man™.” Scungio has authored several laboratory safety articles and supplies new information regularly in HCPro and ASCP blogs, and on his website at www.danthelabsafetyman.com.
Webinar system requirements and program materials:
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Internet: 56K or faster Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended)
Streaming: for audio/video streaming, Adobe Flash plug-in or Safari browser on iOS devices
Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location.
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