Take the Mystery Out of OSHA Compliance

The assisted living industry is regulated at the state level, but there are many federal requirements that apply to assisted living providers as employers; OSHA standards are one of the best examples.  Fortunately, OSHA has several resources available on their website www.osha.gov to help you understand OSHA requirements and keep up-to-date on the latest OSHA …

Are You in Compliance with OSHA Regulations?

OSHA regulators are taking a closer look at assisted living and residential care communities in recent years.  Are you in compliance with OSHA regulations?  Let’s start with a quick introduction to OSHA.

Do You Have a Bloodborne Pathogens Control Plan?

Assisted Living providers around the country are reporting increased scrutiny and audits by OSHA.  OSHA standards are comprehensive, affecting virtually every aspect of your Community’s operations.  One of the key OSHA standards to be aware of are the bloogborne pathogens regulations.

Tuesday Tip: Employer Poster

With your hectic schedule, it is sometimes easy to overlook simple compliance issues. Advanced Healthcare Studies’ “Tuesday Tips” will bring you a quick, helpful idea each week that can assist you in your operations related to regulatory compliance. We know that many of you implement outstanding practices in your community, and we welcome your ideas as …

OSHA Considers Strengthening Personal Protective Equipment Rules

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a proposed rule on August 19 that could expose employers to liability on a per-employee basis for personal protective equipment violations.  See the press release from OSHA below for more information: