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Cat: Hospital Safety

The full text of sample safety programs - majority are university medical center programs currently in use. Eliminating pollution from health care practices, plans for mercury elimination, use of incinerators, etc

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Blood Services Storage Inspection Checklist [pdf] [26027] ?

What to look for when storing blood products

Canada - Best Practices in Healthcare [36772] ?

Best Practices in Occupational Health and Safety in the Healthcare Industry

CMS Hospital Quality Initiative [26538] ?

Initiative's reports on reporting quality information

Earthquake Rehabilitation of Hospital Buildings [pdf] [27387] ?

Information necessary to assess the seismic vulnerability of hospital buildings and to implement a program

Focus on Organ Transplants [14338] ?

Talking about organ procurement when one of your patients dies

Guidelines for Employee Health Services in Health Care Facilities [12144] ?

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) guidelines

Handbook for Patients and Families [pdf] [6091] ?

Full text of a patient handbook in use by a hospital

Health Care Facilities - Life Safety Code Inspections [36309] ?

Guidance to assist with compliance to Life Safety Code requirements

Healthcare Administration [22910] ?

Numerous documents on a wide variety of topics such as staffing issues, ethics, consent, etc

Hospital Fire Safety Specifications [21806] ?

The fire safety specs used by the US Veterans Administration

Hospital Safety eTool [22981] ?

Explore the potential hazards of this industry

Hospital Safety Manual [80] ?

Safety policies and procedures for a medical center

Hospital Safety Manuals [18832] ?

Series of safety manuals for a major university medical center

Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators [9097] ?

EPA's air emission regulations for Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators

Hospitals and Community Emergency Response: What You Need to Know [5584] ?

Protecting health care workers who respond to emergencies involving hazardous substances

JCAHO Environment of Care Survey Tools [13479] ?

A clinic survey tool and a hospital survey tool as well as audit checklists for research and clinical laboratories

JCAHO Environment of Care Walkthrough Assessment [doc] [16263] ?

Assessment form as implemented by a major university medical center

JCAHO Performance Measures Library [26539] ?

Access the Specifications Manual for National Hospital Quality Measures and more

Laboratory Checklists [pdf] [27232] ?

Earthquake, laboratory safety, move in/out, etc

Laser / Electrosurgery Plume [5603] ?

Technical resources related to laser and electrosurgery

Lessons Learned: Man Falls Off Surgical Table [37289] ?

A Safe Patient Handling Lesson to be Learned

Medical Center Safety & Health Program [23875] ?

Safety program materials for medical centers

Medical Center Safety Manual [13475] ?

In use by a major university's medical center

Medical Center Safety Manuals [13478] ?

Full text of safety manuals in use by a major university's medical center (pdf)

Medical Facilities: Mercury Use Reduction & Waste Prevention [21547] ?

Proper handling and disposal of mercury wastes produced by medical facilities

Medical Risk Management Tips [23837] ?

A series of risk management tips for hospitals, long term care facilities and physician office practice

Medicare Hospital Manuals [11459] ?

Medicare hospital requirements

Organ Donor [14346] ?

Covers organ donation and transplant issues

Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network [14339] ?

A public-private partnership that links all of the professionals involved in the donation and transplantation system

OSHA Best Practices for Hospital-Based First Receivers of Victims [26217] ?

From mass casualty incidents involving the release of hazardous substances

Patient Handbook [3873] ?

Patient handbook in use by the NIH's Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center

Patient Safety for Patients [2783] ?

Bringing patients into the hospital safety process

Pollution Prevention in Healthcare Facilities [111] ?

Materials designed to educate the health care industry on eliminating pollution in healthcare

Practice Greenhealth [23025] ?

Pollution prevention opportunities in hospitals and healthcare systems

Safe Surgery [36386] ?

A surgical safety checklist and implementation manual

Safety Policies and Procedures [3304] ?

Asbestos, biosafety, committees, occupational health, radiation safety, water quality

Safety, Health & Fire Prevention Guidance for Health Professionals [275] ?

Medical safety templates, guidance, procedures

Specifications Manual for National Hospital Quality Measures [26537] ?

A common performance measurement framework for hospitals shared by JCAHO & CMS

US Army Hospital/Medical Facility Safety [pdf] [40627] ?

Text of the US Army manual

Waste Anesthetic Gases Guidelines [36888] ?

For the recognition, evaluation and control of occupational exposure to waste anesthetic gases


Related Categories & Information

- The Safety Library : Related Categories (15)

Health Care Safety / Accreditation
Organizations & their procedures for accreditation of health care facilities

Health Care Safety / Disaster Management
Emergency plans and disaster guidance for health care facilities

Health Care Safety / Health Care Fraud
DHHS OIC compliance program, health care fraud, physician fraud, etc.

Health Care Safety / HIPAA
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 materials

Health Care Safety / Home Health Care
Statistics, technical papers, FAQs about home health care agencies

Health Care Safety / Infection Control
Infection control in hospitals and healthcare institutions

Health Care Safety / Malpractice
Medical malpractice, risk management in medicine, insurance, etc.

Health Care Safety / Patient Confidentiality
Medical record privacy, patient confidentiality, etc.

Health Care Safety / Patient Safety
Medical errors, medication errors, patient safety guidance

Insurance Loss Control / Liability Insurance
Real estate liability, slip & fall exposures, non-profts, volunteers, , etc.

Laboratory Safety / Lab Hazards
Chemical Hygiene Plans, standard operating procedures, lab safety programs, etc.

Occupational Medicine / Code Sets
DRG, APG & ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM coding - Medicare payment rates

Occupational Medicine / Medicare
Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - directories, fees, contracts

Wellness Programs / Eldercare
Resources on nursing homes, eldercare, etc.

Wellness Programs / Hospice
Resources for health care professionals and consumers on hospices


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