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OSHA Watch Question of the Month - Sept/Oct 2005

September/October 2005 Question of the Month: Are physician offices subject to OSHA's lockout/tagout regulations?

Answer: No. OSHA's lockout/tagout regulations protect employees from electric shock from hardwired equipment (i.e., equipment where the electrical cord cannot be removed from an outlet and is under the control of the person servicing the equipment).

Posted by Quality America on December 20, 2005 | Comments (0)


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Dr. Sheila Dunn is president and CEO of Quality America, Inc., a health care consulting firm located in Asheville, NC. She holds a doctoral degree in medical
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