Phil Seibert, CVT, is based in Calhoun, Tenn. He specializes in OSHA issues and is the author of The Complete Veterinary Practice Regulatory Compliance Manual (5th Edition).
Advanced medicine gives pets a chance in the fight against pet cancer, but it's important to protect yourself and your employees when dealing with these dangerous drugs.
Train early and often to help new team members learn procedures and stay safe. Here's what your program should cover.
Starting from scratch can be a daunting task, but it also means you can create a well-organized, comprehensive safety plan for your veterinary practice. Here's how.
Learn how to protect your staff and keep your practice safe from robbery and violence late at night.
Don't put your practice—or your veterinary team—at risk. Take these steps to fend off criminals before they strike.
They help keep your practice germ-free, but these products can do more harm than good if used improperly.
It's one of the most common chemicals in use today, but you'll need to take precautions before exposing your team members to formaldehyde.
Find out what OSHA wants you to do when a chemical bottle warns you to provide adequate ventilation.
Team members running work errands for your veterinary practice must be licensed and their cars must be in good shape. Otherwise, guess who's on the hook for liability?