Gary D. Morgan, CDT, CQA/ASQ
Gary Morgan is the Senior Consultant and Vice President with SafeLink Consulting, Inc. Gary began lecturing on health and safety in 1989 and is an Authorized Trainer under OSHA’s Outreach Program. Gary is also a DAMAS consultant and auditor and is a Certified Quality Auditor by the American Society for Quality. Gary is a Certified Dental Technician who, along with his wife Claudia, owned Morgan Dental Laboratory in Austin, Texas from 1975 until 2007. Active in the Dental Laboratory Association of Texas, Gary served on the Board of Directors for eight years and as President for both 1994 and 1995. In 2008, the National Association of Dental Laboratories presented Gary with a Merit Award in Recognition of Contributions and Outstanding Service to the Dental Laboratory Profession and in 2009 he was honored with the DLAT Hall of Fame Award.
Mitigating Risk through Regulatory Compliance
Saturday, April 8th, 2:00pm-4:00 pm / Room: Becker I
Every day the laboratory opens its doors risk is waiting. There are more regulatory requirements than ever being placed upon dental labs and their owners and employees. OSHA, FDA, HHS, state boards and other regulatory agencies can be at your door in an instant to levy penalties and sanctions should an issue arise. Protecting your business and its assets at times seems overwhelming, but by becoming compliant with these regulatory requirements you can minimize or eliminate the risk. This presentation will focus on how to mitigate risk through focusing on compliance in these areas:
· Employee protection - OSHA regulations
· FDA requirements –Product and patient safety
· HIPAA – Protected health information
· State regulations – liability protection
Attendees will gain an understanding of the regulatory requirements placed upon their business by both federal and state agencies. Attendees will also gain knowledge on how to be compliant with these regulations and therefore have peace of mind.