Safety - March 2021

One Dead, Firefighter Missing in Assisted Living Blaze

Flames were so destructive they collapsed second floor of facility


Facility Changes Can Create New Risks

Temporary physical changes can include installing temporary barriers, creating temporary screening locations and repurposing spaces


Group IDs Top Patient Safety Concerns

Eight of 10 concerns tied to or made worse by pandemic


Storms Reveal Gaps in Protecting Senior Living Facilities

About 50 percent of Texas nursing homes lost power or had burst pipes or water issues


Active Shooters: Strategies and Tactics for Safety

Managers must incorporate all satellite offices and related facilities in risk assessments


How Can Hospitals Improve Crisis Management and Recovery?

Emergency medicine physicians identify opportunities to improve crisis planning


Assessing Risk When Updating Facilities for COVID-19

Changes often create situations that do not strictly comply with NFPA 101, Life Safety Code


Hospital’s Respirator Use Draws OSHA Penalty

Citation relates to federal guidelines for respirator use with workers treating COVID-19 patients



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