Petition File No. 592:

Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders (GISO), Sections 5193(g)(2)(B) and 5193(g)(2)(H)

Petition File No. 592
Kelly Thomas, CDA, RDA
Susan Dahn, RDA

To amend Title 8, General Industry Safety Orders (GISO), Section 5193(g)(2)(B) to add a requirement clarifying that on-the-job trained dental assistants must receive a California Dental Board approved course in infection control, prior to performing any basic supportive dental procedures. Additionally, the petitioners ask that language be added to define and specify what constitutes ‘knowledgeable in the subject matter’ as referred to in subsection 5193(g)(2)(H).

February 2022