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From the OSHA Healthcare Advisor Blog: Survey: Seasonal Safety

Hospital Safety Insider, December 20, 2012

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The holiday season has begun, and (for some of you) winter weather is either here or on its way. As you look ahead to all that the holidays and cold temperatures bring, we're wondering what your top safety-related concerns are for the weeks and months ahead.

Do increased patient loads put a strain on your staff? What about staff vacations or illnesses-- does being short-staffed, or simply changing the routine, put you at a greater risk for safety issues? Is the main concern Old Man Winter, and how it affects your facility's systems? Take the survey below; answers will be compiled in a future issue of the Hospital Safety Insider ezine and the Medical Environment Update newsletter.
 

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