SEP 2017

MedEsthetics—business education for medical practitioners—provides the latest noninvasive cosmetic procedures, treatment trends, product and equipment reviews, legal issues and medical aesthetics industry news.

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50 SEPTEMBER 2017 | Med Esthetics Safety First © GETTY IMAGES By Shelley Moench-Kelly, MBA Creating a culture of safety requires more than by the book adherence to OSHA standards— and pays dividends in employee satisfaction and patient outcomes. Medical practices place signifi cant emphasis on patient safety and outcomes. But without equal attention to employee safety, patient care can suffer. Low morale, staffi ng shortages due to injury and the potential for costly fi nes are just some of the ways a lack of attention to workplace safety can undermine your aesthetic business. Following is an overview of the workplace safety regulatory requirements for medical practices as well as steps you can take to create a culture of safety in your facility.

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