Safety - June 2017

Videos urge hospital staff to close the door on 'tailgating'

Boston hospital campaign reminds staff of safety training

6/30/2017


Checklist for protecting your healthcare facility

A piece of the endoscopy equipment had a defect that may have prevented it from being properly disinfected

6/29/2017


Illinois hospital sued for red-winged blackbird attack

Suit says hospital knew it hosted aggressive birds in its landscaping but failed to block the path or post warning signs

6/28/2017


Hospital tower to be inspected after London fire

Tower at Derry’s Altnagelvin Hospital among the buildings set to undergo an urgent fire safety check

6/20/2017


Child dies after being left in Arkansas clinic van

Ex-employee said it was common practice to check the vans three times after children were taken off

6/19/2017


Ways to improve access for disabled patients

When we talk about increasing access for the disabled, we are talking about improving a particular environment that can be used by everyone in an inclusive way

6/15/2017


N.J. healthcare facility settles OSHA workplace violence issues

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has withdrawn a general duty clause citation

6/13/2017


The value of the cosmetic surgery market and how it is constantly changing

Facility professionals play a key and active role when it comes to contributing to the success of the cosmetic surgery industry

6/5/2017


Hospital evacuation blamed on 'system fault with alarm'

Patients were wheeled out of Wishaw General Hospital in their beds after an alarm sounded

6/2/2017


Some California hospitals don’t pass quake test

Lack of funds usually the problem

6/1/2017


Iowa healthcare facility prepares for helipad chopper crash

CHI Health Mercy Hospital staff tests procedures for responding to a medical helicopter crash

6/1/2017



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