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Chpt.18,12,11 MOD 1


Dental Offices Failure to comply with safety regtulations are subject to enforcement by such means as fines,license suspension, license revocation and imprisonment.
Anton Van Leeuwenhoek Described a world of microorganisms in a drop of rainwater. Also became the first scientist to study microorganisms.
OSHA Promotes and enforces workplace standards to protect the health and safety of workers in the U.S.
Louis Pasteur Showed that microorganisms were caused by fermentation, which is a process of baking and brewing.
Robert Koch Credited for developing the germ theory.
Penicillin Fleming's keen observation led to the isolation of this, when one of his bacterial cultures became contaminated with a patch of mold.
Environmentqal Protection Agency Ensures the safety and effectiveness of disinfectants, and regulates waste materials.
Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures Dedicated to promoting oral health infection control, and safety news, policies, and resources that are supported by evidence based on global research.
Regulations Official standards of government agencies such as licensing boards.
Food and Drug Administration Responsible for reviewing the safety and effectiveness of the products it oversees, regulating their labeling, and ensuring that claims on the product labels are true.
Clinical Research Associates Foundation A non-profit organization that evaluates dental materials, devices, and concepts for effectiveness and clinical usefulness.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention Established the infection-control procedures currently used in dental offices.
Recommendations Official statements of government, professional, or voluntary agencies that provide guidelines for best practices.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Responsible for conducting research; providing guidance, information, and service; and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury or illness.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration Promotes and enforces workplace standards designed to protect the health and safety of the workers in the United States.
American Dental Association Receives and supports oral health research, accredits dental and allied dental education programs, and develops policies and recommendations related to oral health issues.
Created by: mgarrett