Dental Care Providers
Code 3 Safety & Training is the preferred choice for BLS certification and OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens training among dental care providers in the Northwest. We are a company that specializes in the highest quality CPR and AED curriculum using experienced EMS instructors in an on-site training environment. Our staff includes working and retired paramedics and EMTs’ who have performed CPR in the community hundreds of times. We know what it is like to respond to a cardiac arrest and will relate that experience to you, maximizing the benefit to your staff and patients’.
We provide healthcare provider BLS training at your workplace with no added fees, while making it convenient for your staff. Our CPR certification not only provides your dental care staff with competency in providing CPR but enhances your staff’s knowledge and readiness by providing customized content applicable to your office and procedures. We have the knowledge and experience to discuss appropriate oxygen administration, patient transfer, and patient care for all medical emergencies. Code 3 Safety will create a comprehensive “crash cart” that includes supplies to maximize the effectiveness of a CPR response and streamline the transfer of care between your office and 911 responders. We are truly a full-service BLS training provider.
In addition to unparalleled CPR training, Code 3 Safety will partner with you to create a centralized OSHA training program for dental care providers with multiple locations throughout the Northwest, delivering CPR and OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens training in an efficient manner at each office, standardizing your staff’s response to emergencies, while making it easier for your company to track certifications company-wide. We have the infrastructure and the experience to create a solution that works for you.
Code 3 Safety leverages on-the-street experience with knowledge to provide your single dental office or multi-state dental corporation with the right-sized safety training solution based on your needs. We can also provide workplace safety plans or emergency evacuation consulting and procedures, as requested.
Please select from one of the two-course types below (Traditional or Blended) and reserve your next BLS and OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens certification with Code 3 Safety & Training!
Federal and State Regulatory information:
Basic life support requirements.
Dental staff providing direct patient care in an in-office or out-patient setting must hold a current and valid health care provider basic life support (BLS) certification. Dental staff providing direct patient care include: Licensed dentists, licensed dental hygienists, licensed expanded function dental auxiliaries, certified dental anesthesia assistants, and registered dental assistants.
Newly hired office staff providing direct patient care are required to obtain the required certification within forty-five days from the date hired.
Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
(29 CFR 1910.1030)
This is the most frequently requested and referenced OSHA standard affecting medical and dental offices. Some basic requirements of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens standard include:
- A written exposure control plan, to be updated annually
- Use of universal precautions
- Consideration, implementation, and use of safer, engineered needles and sharps
- Use of engineering and work practice controls and appropriate personal protective equipment (gloves, face and eye protection, gowns)
- Hepatitis B vaccine provided to exposed employees at no cost
- Medical follow-up in the event of an “exposure incident”
- Use of labels or color-coding for items such as sharps disposal boxes and containers for regulated waste, contaminated laundry, and certain specimens.
- Employee training.
- Proper containment of all regulated waste