Safety - January 2018

Texas hospital evacuated after gas leaks from sewer line

Patients and staff at Baylor Scott & White Emergency Center were cleared from the building


IoT technology integrator helps medical device company meet FDA requirements

Establishment Labs must balance safety and regulatory compliance with rapid product development


Low water pressure forces closures for New Orleans hospitals

Several healthcare facilities in the New Orleans area closed after losing water service amid freezing temperatures


OSHA finds no violations after N.H. healthcare facility workers were sickened

Authorities responded to the hospital on the morning of Aug. 11 after several employees in the operating room department began feeling dizzy


Healthcare facilities use various methods to keep dementia patients safe

Studies suggest that the unexplained absence of a nursing home resident is one of the most challenging issues for facilities


CDC to issue guidance to prepare for nuclear war

Hospital disaster planning has shifted to preparing for mass casualties


Key points in mass-casualty disaster planning

Many facilities overlook this type of emergency



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