Safety - October 2022
Convent Health Hobbs Hospital Reduces Services After Reports of Rodents, Water Quality Issues
The hospital has created a mitigation plan with outside experts.
How Towel Dispensers Can Prevent Spread of Infections
Proper hand washing can help limit the spread of disease.
More Hospitals at Risk of Flooding from Hurricanes
The risk of hospitals flood is increased by ongoing challenges with climate change.
One Dead, Several Injured After Explosion at Retirement Home
Six units were destroyed in the fire.
Healthcare Groups Condemn Violence Against Workers
The last three years have seen an increase in violence against healthcare workers.
One Killed in Shooting at CHI St. Vincent North Hospital
CHI St. Vincent North was placed on lockdown as officers worked to clear the facility.
Hospitals Join Initiative to Address Gun Safety
Over 1,000 hospitals and health associations are encouraging parents to speak openly about gun safety.
New Resource Helps Prevent Violence in Healthcare Facilities
The Workplace Violence Prevention Handbook for Health Care Professionals aims to help healthcare facilities make immediate enhancements relating to workplace violence.