Safety

OSHA ramping up inspections for southeast outpatient facilities

OSHA Healthcare Connection, May 3, 2011

OSHA announced a regional emphasis program that will bring more OSHA inspections to outpatient facilities in four southeastern states, according to an April 25 OSHA Region 4 announcement.

The program will focus on reducing the number of needlestick and sharps injuries in ambulatory surgical care centers, freestanding emergency care clinics, and primary care medical clinics in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi.

For more on this story, see the post in the OSHA Healthcare Advisor.

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