Safety - November 2018

Garage becomes makeshift hospital during Calif. wildfires

Ambulance uses garage to keep patients safe

11/27/2018


Building a compliant emergency preparedness program

An effective emergency preparedness program is more than a written plan

11/27/2018


Fla. nursing homes want more time on generator requirements

But the state Agency for Health Care Administration said it won’t approve waiver requests for facilities that haven’t been working on the situation

11/26/2018


Cooking, corridors and compartments: 3 NFPA updates for your longterm care facility

From 2011-2015, there were 5,750 fires in healthcare facilities, and 66 percent were caused by cooking equipment

11/26/2018


California hospitals evacuated as wildfires burned

More than 300 patients have been evacuated

11/21/2018


Gas leak blamed for Texas hospital blast that killed 3

The blast was most likely the result of a construction accident

11/21/2018


Wildfire destroys three Calif. skilled nursing facilities

All three skilled nursing facilities in Paradise have been destroyed

11/19/2018


Patients evacuated when Camp Fire damages Adventist Health Feather River Hospital

A trio of wildfires has devoured tens of thousands of acres in California, killing at least 42 people

11/15/2018


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Eye-wash station tests

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for annual eye-wash station tests

11/7/2018


Using behavioral health design for the emergency department

Material, equipment and design selection can support safe environment

11/6/2018


Iowa Hospital adds 'safety room' store to facility

The Hannah Geneser Learning Center opened inside Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines

11/6/2018



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