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Safety February 2021 - Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Rethinking Safety and Security in the Pandemic Era


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

2/26/2021 12:15:00 AM

Hospitals Across South Review Crisis Performance


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

2/26/2021 12:00:00 AM

Doctor Wounded in Attack by Patient


Patient stabbed a doctor while being treated inside Pennsylvania Hospital

2/26/2021 12:00:00 AM

Mass Communication’s Role in Emergency Response


System enables healthcare workers to quickly and discreetly report incident

2/25/2021 12:00:00 AM

Protecting Workers Beyond COVID-19


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

2/23/2021 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities Contend with Knockoff PPE


Agents intercepted hundreds of thousands of counterfeit 3M brand masks

2/22/2021 12:00:00 AM

One Year Later, PPE Presents Challenges


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

2/12/2021 12:00:00 AM

Clinic Shooting Spotlights Violence Threat in Healthcare


Suspect kills one person and wounds four others in attack

2/12/2021 12:00:00 AM

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 12:15:00 AM

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


Suspect had been told he was not allowed to have gun

2/10/2021 12:00:00 AM

Mechanical Explosion at Hospital Injures 2


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

2/8/2021 12:15:00 AM

Joint Commission Proposes Workplace Violence Standards


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

2/5/2021 12:15:00 AM

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 12:15:00 AM

PPE Issues Continue One Year Later


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

2/2/2021 12:15:00 AM

Faulty Valve Label Cited in Deaths of Two Patients


Hospital says issue was oxygen valve mistakenly turned off during maintenance

2/2/2021 12:00:00 AM



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