Safety - October 2021

Hearing Protection Use Low in Healthcare: NIOSH

Researchers found some of the highest prevalences of non-use among exposed workers in finance and insurance, and healthcare and social assistance

10/28/2021


AHA Rolls Out Workplace Violence Guidelines

Framework addresses four critical areas: trauma support, a culture of safety, violence intervention and risk mitigation

10/26/2021


Nursing Home Failed To Properly Protect Staff from COVID-19: OSHA

Facility failed to protect employees and temporary staff from possible coronavirus hazards a year after employee died of disease

10/22/2021


5 Ways To Stop Slips and Falls in Long-term Care Facilities

Up to 75 percent of all nursing home residents fall each year. Here’s how facility managers can prevent problems

10/20/2021


Joint Commission Resources Address Workplace Violence

Page offers links to Joint Commission resources, as well as resources from federal, state, and professional organizations

10/18/2021


Parking Lot Lighting Focus of New Guide

Guide demonstrates how to promote safety while reducing power demand by lighting parking lots more uniformly

10/12/2021


2 Keys To Preventing Slips and Falls in Hospitals

As many as 1 million people fall in hospitals every year

10/11/2021



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