Ansell and Pelton & Crane Join OSAP as Corporate Members PDF Print Email


November 11, 2016 (ATLANTA) — The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP), a community of clinicians, educators, researchers and industry representatives who advocate for the Safest Dental Visit™, is pleased to announce that Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, and Pelton & Crane, a leader in innovative and quality dental equipment, have joined OSAP as corporate members. OSAP’s corporate membership program acknowledges and differentiates healthcare companies that demonstrate an unwavering commitment to OSAP and safe dental care.

“We are delighted that both Ansell and Pelton & Crane recognize the tremendous impact OSAP is having on promoting the safe delivery of oral healthcare and have chosen to join the organization as corporate members,” says Therese Long, executive director of OSAP. “Through effective global partnerships, the Safest Dental Visit Program, Dental Infection Control Awareness Month, and other new initiatives, OSAP has greatly expanded its reach in educating and promoting compliance with infection prevention guidelines.” Corporate partners are part of OSAP’s unique membership mix that also includes clinicians, policy-makers, public health workers, educators, consultants, and federal dental service personnel. Corporate members gain access to branding and recognition, reliable data, educational resources, partnership savings, international visibility, and other benefits.

Ansell designs, develops, and manufactures a wide range of hand and arm protection solutions, clothing, and condoms. The company, which is more than 100 years old, has as part of its mission “to provide innovative solutions for safety,” making OSAP membership a natural fit. Industrial workers, healthcare professionals and patients, and consumers around the world invariably associate Ansell with premium quality, optimal protection, and superior comfort.

Pelton & Crane, which was founded in 1900, has a tradition of innovation and quality. The company offers a complete line of dental equipment including dental chairs, lights, cabinets, dental units, and water treatment. Pelton & Crane has been at the forefront of the dental industry for more than 100 years.

About OSAP

The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) is the only dental membership association solely focused on infection prevention and patient safety education. Our members include individual clinicians, group practices, educators, researchers, consultants, trainers, compliance directors, policymakers, and industry representatives who advocate for safe and infection-free delivery of oral healthcare. OSAP focuses on strategies to improve compliance with safe practices and on building a strong network of recognized infection control experts. OSAP offers an extensive online collection of resources, publications, FAQs, checklists, and toolkits that help dental professionals deliver the Safest Dental Visit for their patients. Plus, online and live courses help advance the level of knowledge and skill for every member of the dental team. For additional information, visit