It’s your Call September 2019

OSHA: How long should we keep the fire extinguisher log?  fire extingusisher


The employer shall record the annual maintenance date and retain this record for one year after the last entry or the life of the shell, whichever is less.


HIPAA: Our office uses a software program that contains protected health information. Should we obtain a business associate agreement with the software vendor?

Yes, you should if the software vendor has its own server and accesses patient information to provide troubleshooting.