Dogs stop Boko Haram attack on hospital

Two suicide bombers tried to detonate bombs at the Moloi General Hospital in Maiduguri, Nigeria


Guam healthcare officials ramp up security plans

Emergency preparedness plans are being strengthened because of North Korean threats


Nuclear exposure preparedness for healthcare workers

Recent developments require healthcare professionals to be educated


Oxford hospital closes trauma unit over cladding safety fears

John Radcliffe hospital is the first to have to transfer patients to other buildings after Grenfell Tower fire


CMS extends deadline for smoke barrier door inspections and tests

Facilities have until Jan. 1, 2018, to comply with an annual testing requirement for certain doors


Trauma unit closed over fire safety concerns

Unit closed for 12 months while flammable cladding is replaced


Illinois city threatens lawsuit over asbestos in old hospital

Aurora wants the owners of the old Copley Hospital to remove or mitigate asbestos


Fire safety key to window choices at U.K. hospital

Brighter, child-friendly environment also stressed for Sheffield Children's Hospital


Healthcare workers pathogen exposure risks highlighted

Data provides standardized system for tracking the occupational exposures for healthcare staff


Patient killed, nurses injured in Pa. hospital patient room fire

Fire in room at UPMC Susquehanna started when gown catches fire


Bathroom doors removed after patient suicide at N.C. hospital

Investigation also found that staff members were not checking patients as they should


Combustible dust rule dropped in Trump deregulation push

The administration has dropped several potential workplace safety regulations


Hospital asbestos called 'a ticking time bomb'

BBC London has found 94 percent of hospitals in the city contain asbestos


How to improve patient safety

One such solution is strategically used patient wristbands


Building design and construction can impact patient safety

Buildings should be designed in a way that prevents patient injury


Three hospitals fail fire safety checks after London tower fire

Buildings at London's King's College Hospital, Sheffield's children's hospital and the North Middlesex Trust have been found to have combustible cladding


Hospital's sprinklers will not be fully installed until 2020

Inspectors highlighted fire safety failures at Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary in UK three years ago


Welch hospital cladding checked after London tower fire

The cladding on Singleton Hospital in Swansea will be removed and inspected as a precaution


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

Boston hospital campaign reminds staff of safety training


Checklist for protecting your healthcare facility

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


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


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



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