Practice Manager → Human Resources

HR Skills for Practice Managers: Policies–Health & Safety (HRM006)

Organizations have a responsibility to keep their employees safe. Learn how to develop policies and procedures that will keep your employees out of harm’s way and offer some legal protection for your organization.

Benefits to your organization:
- When organizations lack clear policies and procedures for keeping employees safe, they are vulnerable to employee litigation
- Learning what the standard health and safety areas are for dental offices can help make sure all bases are covered

Who should enroll in this course:
- Current and aspiring practice managers
- Clinical staff who are responsible for documenting health and safety practices for other clinical employees
- Career changers who are interested in employment in a dental clinic

Benefits to course participants:
- Build confidence in your ability to keep dental clinic staff protected from potential hazards in the workplace
- Be able to model optimal behavior for other dental office employees
- Receive a resume-building certificate of completion to certify your skills, giving you a competitive edge in the dental office job market

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:
- Identify the responsibilities of the HR department related to ensuring workplace health and safety
- Identify common potential hazards that are typically addressed in a dental workplace
- Articulate the steps involved in developing measures to ensure workplace health and safety
- Identify practices that contribute to employee compliance with health and safety protocols

Release Date: 08/15/2017 CE Units: 0.5

  • Course Activity
  • HR Skills for Practice Managers: Policies--Health & Safety
  • Summary
  • Key Take Away
  • Quiz
  • HR Skills for Practice Managers: Health & Safety Quiz
  • Course Feedback Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: 3 years