Safety

Study: Forgetfulness, discomfort blamed for respiratory hygiene noncompliance

OSHA Healthcare Connection, April 24, 2012

Even though nearly all emergency department triage nurses at two university hospitals knew that wearing masks made sense when practicing respiratory hygiene, few did it. And the reason is: They forget.

Click here for more information on the study.

 

    Hospital Safety Center
  • Hospital Safety Center

    Improve compliance with hospital safety standards from The Joint Commission, OSHA, and other regulators with this...

  • Healthcare Life Safety Compliance

    Created exclusively for healthcare facility managers, plant operations professionals, and directors of engineering, this...

  • Hospital Safety Insider

    Stay on top of hospital safety requirements and best practices with our free, fast-paced weekly update.

  • Medical Environment Update

    A subscription to Medical Environment Update pays for itself by saving you time sorting through complex regulations and...

  • Bloodborne Pathogens Training Video

    Meets OSHA requirements for training employees on the bloodborne pathogens standard!

Most Popular