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The Negativity Trap for Veterinary Technicians

by Lori Hehn - Jan 28, 2016 8:00:00 AM


It can be so easy to fall into the negativity trap. Veterinary Medicine seems especially susceptible to it. Are you or your fellow veterinary technicians and other colleagues heading in this direction?

Negativity is like a virus that can spread throughout the workplace. Read-on to see what you can do to create a more positive work environment.

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Staying Safe in the Hospital

by Lori Hehn - Dec 29, 2015 8:00:00 AM


We tend to forget about many of the safety issues we face on a daily basis in the workplace. This is a quick review on important safety procedures in veterinary practice.

Hazards cannot totally be avoided, but minimizing exposure and being diligent about safety is the ultimate goal. All hospitals are required to follow OSHA standards.

What is OSHA?

The Occupational Safety and Health Act is part of the Department of Labor. It was established to "assure safe and healthful working conditions for working individuals by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance." For more information visit:

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