Each Dental Office is responsible to train their staff yearly or prior to initial employment:
Employers shall provide employees with effective information and
training on hazardous chemicals in their work area at the time of
their initial assignment, and whenever a new chemical hazard the
employees have not previously been trained about is introduced into
their work area.
Medical Emergency Training
(13:30-8.26 EMERGENCY PROTOCOL) NEW JERSEY Dental Board issued a Ruling mandating all Dental offices to implement this requirement in order to recognize and manage common medical emergencies in the office, training must be done on a yearly basis.
This is the wording from the Dental Board Regulations pertaining to Managing Medical Emergencies training:
13:30-8.26 EMERGENCY PROTOCOL
a) Each dental office, facility, dental clinic, or institution at which there is patient contact, at a
1) Have a written protocol for managing medical or dental emergencies;
2) Have equipment to maintain adult and pediatric airways;
3) Have an ambu bag (bag-valve-mask resuscitator); and
4) Ensure that all staff are trained upon hire, and at least annually thereafter, to implement the emergency protocol.