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Articles by Phil Seibert, CVT

Employee safety training checklist: Technician/assistant and inprocessing

Jul 2, 2007

Customize and print this handy checklist of what a new technician or assistant needs to learn and when.

Get new employees up to date on safety

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

It wasn't us—he did it!

Jun 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.

Four strikes, you're out

Jun 1, 2007

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

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?

Avoid your own Andromeda strain

Apr 1, 2007

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

Extinguish fire safety worries

Mar 1, 2007

Are your veterinary practice's fire extinguishers properly placed and inspected—or do you need them at all?

Your big book of hazards

Jan 1, 2007

Inspectors want to see labels on dangerous materials and proof that you trained employees to handle them—and they want it in writing.

Employing disabled staff members

Dec 1, 2006

You can't discriminate against a qualified person because of his or her disability. But you also aren't required to hire someone if he or she isn't a good fit.


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