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Mac’s Safety Space: What is a nonpatient care area?

Hospital Safety Insider, July 7, 2011

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Catching up on some recent e-mail questions, there was one regarding hazard surveillance activities and the oversight of off-site buildings (not identified under the hospital’s license) where there are no patient services provided. So the question became whether these locations had to be included in the hazard surveillance program and whether they would be subject to a Joint Commission visit during survey.

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