Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management, Third Edition

Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management, Third Edition

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Comprehensive in scope, this totally revamped edition of a bestseller is the ideal desk reference for anyone tasked with hazard control and safety management in the healthcare industry. Presented in an easy-to-read format, Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management, Third Edition examines hazard control and safety management as proactive functions of an organization. Like its popular predecessors, the book supplies a complete overview of hazard control, safety management, compliance, standards, and accreditation in the healthcare industry. This edition includes new information on leadership, performance improvement, risk management, organizational culture, behavioral safety, root cause analysis, and recent OSHA and Joint Commission Emergency Management requirements and regulatory changes. The book illustrates valuable insights and lessons learned by author James T. Tweedy, executive director of the International Board for Certification of Safety Managers. In the text, Mr. Tweedy touches on the key concepts related to safety management that all healthcare leaders need to understand. Identifies common factors that are often precursors to accidents in the healthcare industry Examines the latest OSHA and Joint Commission Emergency Management Requirements and Standards Covers facility safety, patient safety, hazardous substance safety, imaging and radiation safety, infection control and prevention, and fire safety management Includes references to helpful information from federal agencies, standards organizations, and voluntary associations Outlining a proactive hazard control approach based on leadership involvement, the book identifies the organizational factors that support accident prevention. It also examines organizational dynamics and supplies tips for improving organizational knowledge management. Complete with accompanying checklists and sample management plans that readers can immediately put to use, this text is currently the primary study reference for the Certified Healthcare Safety Professional Examination.... makeshift devices for climbing. autoclaves and sterilizers Establish preventive maintenance schedules in accordance ... of a main power switch or breaker for all autoclaves, sterilizers, glass washers, and other major electrical equipment. ... Maintain a copy of the manufacturera#39;s recommended aeration time schedule in the immediate area of the sterilizer. ... etHylene oxide (eto) standard (29 cFr 1910.1047) The OSHAPEL of 1 ppm for an 8 h TWA helps protect worker overexposure.

Title:Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management, Third Edition
Author:James T. Tweedy
Publisher:CRC Press - 2014-03-12


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