Safety - February 2021

Rethinking Safety and Security in the Pandemic Era

Emergency and business continuity plans, particularly pandemic plans, will get refreshed

2/26/2021


Hospitals Across South Review Crisis Performance

Facilities faced three key challenges: accessing water for HVAC systems, sourcing oxygen and getting supplies

2/26/2021


Doctor Wounded in Attack by Patient

Patient stabbed a doctor while being treated inside Pennsylvania Hospital

2/26/2021


Mass Communication’s Role in Emergency Response

System enables healthcare workers to quickly and discreetly report incident

2/25/2021


Protecting Workers Beyond COVID-19

Workplace violence is four times more likely to occur in healthcare settings than other private industries

2/23/2021


Healthcare Facilities Contend with Knockoff PPE

Agents intercepted hundreds of thousands of counterfeit 3M brand masks

2/22/2021


One Year Later, PPE Presents Challenges

CDC recently issued guidance that two masks might be better than one

2/12/2021


Clinic Shooting Spotlights Violence Threat in Healthcare

Suspect kills one person and wounds four others in attack

2/12/2021


The Role of Emergency Management in COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

In coming months, emergency management teams will be crucial in establishing and delivering distribution plans

2/11/2021


Assisted-Living Center Resident Suspect in Maintenance Worker’s Murder

Suspect had been told he was not allowed to have gun

2/10/2021


Mechanical Explosion at Hospital Injures 2

Explosion of mechanical equipment in basement went up chimney shaft and damaged several floors

2/8/2021


Joint Commission Proposes Workplace Violence Standards

Standards call for hospitals to have a violence prevention program developed by a multidisciplinary team

2/5/2021


How To Minimize COVID Liability and Ensure Compliance

As the pandemic continues, OSHA will be instrumental in ensuring safe conditions for workers

2/3/2021


PPE Issues Continue One Year Later

Mississippi man allegedly attempted $1.8 million scheme to hoard PPE: DOJ

2/2/2021


Faulty Valve Label Cited in Deaths of Two Patients

Hospital says issue was oxygen valve mistakenly turned off during maintenance

2/2/2021



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