Safety - July 2017

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



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