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Articles by Phil Seibert, CVT

Phil Seibert, CVT

Phil Seibert, CVT, is based in Calhoun, Tenn. He specializes in OSHA issues and is the author of The Complete Veterinary Practice Regulatory Compliance Manual (5th Edition).

How to handle cytotoxic drugs at your veterinary practice
January 1, 2012

Advanced medicine gives pets a chance in the fight against pet cancer, but it's important to protect yourself and your employees when dealing with these dangerous drugs.

Q&A: When do we need to start training new team members?
September 1, 2011

Train early and often to help new team members learn procedures and stay safe. Here's what your program should cover.

6 steps to creating an OSHA compliance program
July 1, 2011

Starting from scratch can be a daunting task, but it also means you can create a well-organized, comprehensive safety plan for your veterinary practice. Here's how.

Keep your emergency clinic safe after hours
June 1, 2011

Learn how to protect your staff and keep your practice safe from robbery and violence late at night.

13 ways to prevent a robbery at your veterinary practice
May 1, 2011

Don't put your practice—or your veterinary team—at risk. Take these steps to fend off criminals before they strike.

Use caution when handling dangerous disinfectants
April 1, 2011

They help keep your practice germ-free, but these products can do more harm than good if used improperly.

Educate your team—and yourself—about the dangers of formaldehyde
March 1, 2011

It's one of the most common chemicals in use today, but you'll need to take precautions before exposing your team members to formaldehyde.

Need to vent? Must be toxic fumes
January 1, 2011

Find out what OSHA wants you to do when a chemical bottle warns you to provide adequate ventilation.

Practice vehicle safety is riding on you
September 1, 2010

Team members running work errands for your veterinary practice must be licensed and their cars must be in good shape. Otherwise, guess who's on the hook for liability?


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