Safety

Penn. Hospital Fire Sparks Shelter-in-Place Order For Area

Smoke from putting out a fire at UPMC Lock Haven could have been hazardous

9/18/2020


Pa. Hospital Patient Suffering Third-Degree Burns In Operating Room Fire

Patient files suit against the UPMC Susquehanna’s Williamsport Regional Medical Center

9/16/2020


La. Hospital Cares For Babies During Hurricane

The babies were moved to the main hospital in the system which has its own generator and was built to withstand hurricane force winds

9/10/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Evacuation Route Maps

Brad Keyes discusses regulations related to evacuation route maps

9/9/2020


Preparing For A Hurricane In The Middle Of A Pandemic

Facilities must routinely research and update plans in order to reduce damage, remain open and recover quickly

9/3/2020


The Three Stages Of Facility Emergency Response

The biggest challenge that healthcare facility managers face in an emergency is ensuring safety

8/28/2020


Inspecting, Testing, And Maintaining Fire Alarm Systems

Refer to Chapter 14 of NFPA 72 to understand minimum levels of performance for fire alarm systems

8/18/2020


Can Nursing Homes Social Distance If The Power Goes Off During A Hurricane?

Many long-term care facilities have temporary generators, which may require moving residents into a single large space

8/17/2020


California Senior Care Homes Still Aren’t Ready for Wildfires

State and federal laws demand that long-term care facilities plan and train to keep residents safe in a disaster

8/17/2020


Keeping Patients, Staff Safe With Smart Healthcare Facilities

A look at the future of integrated life safety

8/14/2020


Anesthesiologist Tracking Healthcare Workers Killed By COVID-19

Industry professionals say the lack of good official data is putting lives in danger

8/10/2020



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