On June 13, Representative Paul Harris and Senator Don Benton held their campaign kickoff event in the lobby of the dental practice of Drs. Danny and Michael Warner in Vancouver, Washington. Both Representative Harris and Senator Benton are seeking re-election for their current positions representing Washington’s 17th legislative district.
WSDA has partnered with the Department of Labor and Industries’ Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) to create an Accident Prevention Program (APP) template tailored to the dental office. Every dental office must have a written APP designed to help prevent accidents, illnesses and injuries within the workplace.
The Department of Health recently announced that dental assistants, dental hygienists, and expanded function dental auxiliaries (EFDAs) can now renew their licenses and registrations online. Initial licensure/registration applications for these health professions still need to be completed by mail. DOH will charge a $2 convenience fee to process all online renewals.