WEBINAR: Six Steps to Implementing or Maintaining an OSHA Compliance Program
Thursday, June 17, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
Building or maintaining an effective workplace safety program is a significant undertaking and one of the most difficult steps in the journey to success is getting started. This session will address the basic actions necessary to implement a health and safety program, making it easier to take the first step. Participants whose workplaces have adopted OSHA programs can apply this information to maintaining and improving what currently exists. Learn more about the six steps that are key to protecting employees and creating a safer work environment.
Guest Speaker: Philip J. Seibert, Jr., CVT
Phil is a Certified Veterinary Technician celebrating his 41st year in the veterinary profession. He is currently a full-time author and consultant specializing in the regulatory issues facing veterinary businesses.
Because he has taken the lead in "deciphering" the regulatory agency rules affecting the veterinary profession and has been able to provide practical, veterinary-specific advice, Phil has earned the reputation of the veterinary profession's OSHA expert. Recognizing the power of interactive learning, Phil is the founder and Director of the OSHA Center on the Veterinary Information Network. He regularly teaches several interactive courses on VIN and VSPN.
Phil became the first veterinary technician to evaluate and accredit veterinary hospitals for the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) because of his extensive clinical and managerial experience and skills. The experience of "inspecting" over 1200 hospitals has given him a unique perspective of our profession that he uses to provide the most practical answers to our profession’s issues.
He has contributed to several well-respected professional works, including McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, Five-Minute Veterinary Practice Management Consult, and Veterinary Practice Management Secrets. He has authored numerous books and videos for the American Animal Hospital Association on practice safety. His self-produced books, The Complete Veterinary Practice Regulatory Compliance Manual and Safety Issues for the Veterinary Hospital Staff are in their sixth editions and his newest book The Complete Veterinary Practice Controlling Controlled Drugs Manual was just released in January 2020!
Phil is the author of many journal articles dealing with veterinary hospital administration which have appeared in national publications such as Journal of the AVMA, Veterinary Economics, AAHA Trends, Veterinary Forum, DVM Newsmagazine, the Veterinary Technician, Veterinary Practice STAFF and Veterinary Practice News. He is also the founder and Managing Editor of the profession's only safety-specific newsletter, The Veterinary Safety & Health Digest.
Cost: Free to VHMA Members/Non-members $30Sponsored by: