Safety

With the holiday season starting soon, here's a free checklist to monitor decorations

Hospital Safety Insider, October 21, 2009

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It won’t be long before holiday decorations start to show up on units and in offices, which means now is a good time to review your applicable policies with staff members.
 
Remember, the Life Safety Code and The Joint Commission generally prohibit decorations from blocking exits and decorations that are combustible.
 
Use this free checklist posted on the Hospital Safety Center to assess fire safety concerns regarding decorations and displays.



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