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Get new employees up to date on safety

July 1, 2007

Safety and workplace hazards: Here's what to teach your veterinary team's wide-eyed, innocent new recruits, and how to teach it effectively.

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Four strikes, you're out

June 1, 2007

How to implement the "four strikes" method of enforcing safety rules in your practice.

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It wasn't us—he did it!

June 1, 2007

Unfortunately, blaming an employee won't work if OSHA finds a violation. Here's how to protect yourself from being penalized for team members' mistakes.

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Britain to punish lousy pet owners

May 1, 2007

Legislators across the pond have enacted stricter rules to prevent animal cruelty and to mandate the responsibilities of pet ownership under penalty of fines and jail time.

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Protecting teens and volunteers at your practice

May 1, 2007

Special rules cover volunteer and under-18 employees at your clinic. Do you know what they are?

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Bill would kill use of certain antimicrobials in food animals

May 1, 2007

The Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act has been introduced in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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Avoid your own Andromeda strain

April 1, 2007

Your enthusiasm should be infectious, not your hospital. When treating disease, make sure one sick animal doesn't turn into many.

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Paying for associate CE

April 1, 2007

Q. I know we need to pay team members when they attend required training meetings. But what's the legal standard for paying associate veterinarians their salary to attend CE meetings? Where does the practice's responsibility end and the doctor's responsibility to maintain her license begin?

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Not paying market rent is a problem

March 1, 2007

If my practice pays less than market rent to the landlord—which is me—are my personal assets at risk if I get sued?

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