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Nassau County Dental Society

377 Oak Street, Suite 204, Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: (516) 227-1112 , Fax: (516) 227-1114

Annual OSHA-Mandated Update for Dentists & Staff

Annual OSHA-Mandated Update for Dentists & Staff
Date: 3/22/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Short Description: Annual OSHA-Mandated Update for Dentists & Staff

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Paid Course

(The Nassau County Dental Society Designates This Activity for 2 CEU)


Thursday, March 22, 2018


Check-In 8:30 am

Lecture 9:00 am - 11:00 am


"Annual OSHA-Mandated Update* for Dentists and Staff:What You Need to Know to Comply With the Law" 


NOTE: This Requirement is Separate From the NYS Mandatory Infection Control Re-Licensure Requirement of Every Four Years for Dentists and Hygenists.  

*OSHA 29CFR part 1910.1030: personnel subject to occupational exposure should receive infection control training on initial assignment, when new tasks or procedures affect their occupational exposure, and at a minimum annually.



Peter A. Mychajliw, DDS

Dr. Peter A. Mychajliw received his DDS degree from New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry with multiple clinical honors. He subsequently completed a two year hospital based General Practice (Chief) Residency at the LIJ Medical Center and subsequently served as its Program Director. Dr. Mychajliw currently serves as the Associate Director of the NYU Dentistry Lutheran AEGD Program.

Dr. Mychajliw has developed extensive knowledge in comprehensive dental care delivery, including dental implants, to challenging patient profiles such as medically/ physically/ psychologically compromised patient populations. His expertise also includes the dental management of cardiac, radiation- oncology, HIV, developmentally disabled patients, among others.

Dr. Mychajliw has served  on several medical center committees including Infection Control and Quality Management. He has also served as Continuing Education Administrator (ADA CERP) and Infection Control Officer in an institutional setting, and currently serves as AGD PACE CE Administrator for the New York Academy of Oral Rehabilitation. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Nassau County Dental Society, and as a member of the Dental Practice/Continuing Education Committees for the Society.  

Dr. Mychajliw has been practicing and teaching theinterdisciplinary team approach method (restorative dentist, surgeon, lab technician, and physician) of patient care, including dental implant reconstruction, since 1990 utilizing a variety of leading implant systems. He also has a lectured broadly for over twenty years in the areas of dental implants, hospital dentistry, dental materials and infection control/ OSHA requirements for dentistry.

Peter Mychajliw is a NYS Department of Health Licensed Infection Control Trainer.   


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for ensuring safe working conditions for all employees. 

In 2016, OSHA made a major update to the MSDS/SDS (material safety data sheets/safety data sheets) labeling requirements and employee training that required mandatory office compliance after June 1, 2016, including additional documentation requirements. OSHA constantly develops new solutions and standards to protect employees from injury and illness. It is the responsibility of employers to stay up-to-date on any OSHA changes to remain legally compliant, or face fines and costly claims that could lead to lawsuits.Dentists and their employees should update themselves at least annually and place appropriate  documentation into their office manuals. 

The goal of this course is to inform attendees of the OSHA/CDC/ADA changes. The mandatory updates will be discussed in detail with handouts that will help guide the practitioner, hygienist and staff comply with the mandate that was instituted in 2016, and any other changes that have occurred after that date.

Practitioners are encourages to bring their staff members to facilitate compliance; otherwise, practitioners must fabricate their own document acknowledging dissemination of this update to their staff and place such documentation into the office manual.

If an employer brings staff, a separate employer/employee training attestation document (that the employer and staff will sign at the end of the course) will be given to the employer to place into their office manual. Employers and their employees must be present together to sign the attestation document.



In order to provide an effective learning experience,  Dr. Michajliw will be utilizing a slide presentation, distributing educational materials, will be providing a live question and answer session and will review incidences of infection control non-compliance in both private and institutional settings.










ADA Member Dentists $100.00

Non-Dentist Staff $75.00

Non-Member Dentists $200.00



Pre-registration is required for all courses; walk-ins are not permitted. Payment is due upon registration (where applicable). Refunds will be issued if we are notified within 24 hours prior to the event start time; credits for future courses will not be provided. The schedule is subject to change. For pricing, to register and to view our courses by month, click on the calendar tab at

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Jovanna Little, MS, PHR, SHRM-CP

Executive Director