The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety Guidance to Target Healthcare Security Incidents
The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety revised its workplace violence standard to address the heightened threats to security and safety.
After two mass shootings at two different hospitals, healthcare officials are working to prevent workplace violence.
More healthcare facilities are looking for ways to safely and sustainably dispose of medical waste.
The mass shooting at a Tulsa hospital leaves many facilities rethinking access control
Hospitals face a series of risks when unwanted pests get into their facility.
Report says OSHA must closely scrutinize itself to ensure future actions protect workers.
Wayfinding has proven essential to help patients, staff and visitors navigate hospitals.
Hospital kitchens face the same challenges as families but on a much grander scale.
Hospitals can’t shutter operations during renovations, so it is up to construction crews to ensure their work doesn’t harm patients.
Daniel Loo of Rimkus Consulting Group's Safety and Security Practice advises how healthcare facilities can better serve their operations.
Out of every 100 patients in acute-care hospitals, seven patients in high-income countries and 15 patients in low- and middle-income countries will acquire at least one hospital acquired infection.
Diarrheal illnesses are among most frequent healthcare-acquired infections in long-term care facilities
Some hospitals are changing their masking requirements after the federal government struck down the nationwide mask mandate for public transit.
Thieves allegedly stole an undetermined amount of copper lines and tools.
Growing violence at healthcare facilities has made 60 percent of survey respondents concerned about loved ones’ safety.
Nearly 1 million patient records were breached in March.
The report calls for vast changes in an industry whose challenges have been magnified by pandemic.
World Health Organization guide provides overview of key elements of occupational health and safety programs.
CoxHealth hospitals’ security guards have started to wear body cams to help monitor workplace violence.
OSHA is developing a standard to protect healthcare and healthcare support service workers from workplace exposure to the COVID-19 virus.
Whistleblower sues over alleged firing regarding complaint about medical practice's failure to protect employees from COVID-19.
Joint Commission revised its workplace violence standards effective Jan. 1, 2022.
Threats from hurricanes, wildfires and tornadoes require increased attention to healthcare facility resilience.
OSHA will increase highly focused inspections at healthcare facilities that treat or handle COVID-19 patients.
No patients or staff members were harmed, and affected areas were cleaned and disinfected.
Facility managers must ensure buildings and organizations are ready to handle crises while supporting a high level of care.
Reports of violence and harassment have increased in hospitals and other healthcare facilities, but organizations are still looking for the best way to protect staff members and patients.
President Joe Biden has announced plans to improve the quality of the nation’s nursing homes.
The legislation makes it a felony to threaten a healthcare worker or their family.