OSHA Compliance for Funeral Service
Award-Winning: Custom Printed OSHA Manual + Unlimited Online Training + Certified Safety Data Sheets. Programs include:
- Emergency Action and Fire Safety Program
- Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Program
- Hazard Communication Program
- Respiratory Protection Program
- Personal Protective Equipment Program
- Formaldehyde Exposure Control Plan
- Spill Response Program
- Written Compliance Plan
- Recordkeeping requirements
- Fact Sheets and Resources
- Customizable OSHA Forms
- Online access to the plan
- One copy of a printed plan with forms for reference
- Printable Posters
- Training Topics and Online Training
- Employee Training Documentation
- Trainer Qualifications
- Annual Program Review
Includes All of The Following Trainings:
- Emergency Action and Fire Safety Training
- Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Training
- Hazard Communication Training
- Respiratory Protection Training
- Personal Protective Equipment Training
- Spill Response Program Training
- Formaldehyde Exposure Control Training
- Back and Lifting Safety Training
- Ergonomic Safety Training
- Slips, Trips, and Falls Training
- FTC Funeral Rule Training Training
Online OSHA Trainings Come With:
- Live Chat
- Real-Time Feedback
- Unlimited Retakes
- Customized Certificate and Proof of Training
- Employee Training Documentation
- No Logins Required
- Cloud-based Recordkeeping
- Compatible on any Computer, Mobile or Tablet Device
- Unlimited technical assistance, by telephone and email
Who is “At-Risk”?
All full- and part-time employees, workers, outside contractors and anyone who comes into contact with chemicals and deceased human remains during their work at a funeral firm are considered at-risk.
“At-risk” positions include the following:
- Funeral directors, embalmers, interns, trade people, removal personnel and morgue attendants
- Hairdressers, cosmetologists, housekeepers and maintenance personnel
- Individuals who handle, prepare and/or disinfect remains (sanitary care) or who perform religious ritual care or cleansing
- Individuals who handle or come in contact with remains, medical waste and embalming chemicals, no matter how minimal
- Individuals who enter a prep room, no matter how briefly or for whatever reason
Everyone is responsible for creating and maintaining a safe and secure work area. There are no exceptions. Attending training sessions annually will ensure at-risk employees are:
- knowledgeable about the types of bloodborne pathogens encountered in most funeral home prep rooms,
- familiar with proven methods to reduce exposure risks, and
- aware of the proper use of personal protection equipment.
FTC and State Board Compliance for Funeral Service
- Casket Price List
- Alternative Price Lists
- Merchandise Displays
- Quarterly Newsletters and Compliance Tips
- Death registration records
- Preneed records
- Cremation authorization
- Recordkeeping forms to ensure
Ongoing training and support including:
- Unlimited online training with videos
- 24-48 hour email support
- Quarterly compliance insights
Who Must Comply with the Funeral Rule:
All "funeral providers" must comply with the Rule. You are a funeral provider if you sell or offer to sell both funeral goods and funeral services to the public.
Funeral goods are all products sold directly to the public in connection with funeral services.
Funeral services are:
- Services used to care for and prepare bodies for burial, cremation, or other final disposition; and
- Services used to arrange, supervise, or conduct the funeral ceremony or final disposition of human remains.
You are a funeral provider if you sell or offer to sell funeral goods and both types of funeral services. You do not have to be a licensed funeral director and your business does not have to be a licensed funeral home to be covered by the Funeral Rule. Cemeteries, crematories, and other businesses can also be "funeral providers" if they market both funeral goods and services.
You must comply with the Rule even if a particular consumer buys only goods or only funeral services, but not both. If you offer to sell both goods and services, you must comply with the Rule for every customer. However, you are not covered by the Rule if you sell only funeral goods, such as caskets, but not services relating to the disposition of remains.
You are covered by the Rule even if you organize your business to sell goods through one company and services through another. If you are a funeral provider, you cannot avoid being covered by the Rule by restructuring your business.
Peace of mind
For us, this was a simple choice. We knew that we had to be in compliance with OSHA and the FTC and this was the most direct and affordable way of doing so. We recommend this to any Funeral Director looking to make compliance easier.