Safety - March 2018

Severe weather: The four extreme threats safety personnel need to know

Seventy-eight percent of disasters recorded in the United States each year are weather-related

3/29/2018


Fire that threatened Amarillo hospital district brought potential evacuation lessons

Office of Emergency Management director discusses preparing for a worst-case scenario

3/28/2018


ECRI Institute ranks 2018's top patient safety risks

New risks, existing concerns that are changing because of new technology, and persistent issues made the list

3/26/2018


UK hospital fire safety walls won't be fixed until late 2019

The breaches in walls at the Coventry hospital were discovered in 2016

3/21/2018


Report finds U.S. hospitals ill-equipped for large disasters

Healthcare systems perform well in localized disasters

3/7/2018


Toaster oven fire sparks partial evacuation of N.J. healthcare facility

Water from the sprinkler system damaged areas of the hospital

3/6/2018



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