Safety

Six hepatitis deaths brings $16K fine for assisted living center

OSHA Healthcare Connection, August 2, 2011

An assisted living center where six residents died from hepatitis B as a result of unsafe blood glucose monitoring devices has been fined $16,000 by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, reports WRAL.com, July 23.

Read more about the case, and find tools on preventing unsafe injection practices with blood glucose monitors at the OSHA Healthcare Advisor.

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