Keeping healthcare workers safe and healthy is a crucial part of maintaining a high quality healthcare facility
The healthcare industry has long been familiar with the problem of workplace violence. But the facts are clear: Since COVID-19, the problem has...Read More »
Ward, who has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare administration and has served in senior nursing roles in organizations across the...Read More »
During new lab employee orientation, safety training should be one of the first items, and it should include information about fire prevention and...Read More »
Assaults in the emergency department are on the rise with nearly one-fourth (24%) of emergency physicians reporting being assaulted multiple times...Read More »
This month, we continue our review of The Joint Commission’s new and revised workplace violence (WPV) prevention requirements effective January 1...Read More »
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is...Read More »
The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) has ...Read More »
That equates to more than two nursing personnel assaulted every hour; 57 per day; and 1,739 per month, the data reveals.
“Nurses take an...Read More »
Nurses at 15 hospitals in the Twin Cities and northern Minnesota began a three-day walkout Monday morning, September 12, 2022.
The strike...Read More »
There is a new “pox” on lab safety—monkeypox. Like the most recent novel virus (COVID-19), the unknowns about the monkeypox virus are creating new...Read More »