Topics: Loss Control
Summary: Professionals in the dental industry face a variety of unique workplace hazards that can jeopardize their personal health and safety. Learn more about occupational hazards to dental staff, and the steps that can be taken to manage risk.
An article from the Open Occupational Health and Safety Journal revealed that dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants report more frequent and worse health problems than other high-risk medical professionals. Managing risk in dental offices is critical to protecting staff and keeping their health and safety top of mind. This means dental professionals should constantly stay updated on safe practices and newer strategies designed to minimize the hazards they face in their jobs.