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From the OSHA Healthcare Advisor Blog: Adding "Negative Nellie" to the safety committee

Hospital Safety Insider, January 10, 2013

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Q: Our office's "Negative Nellie" wants to be on the safety committee. I am sure she would see plenty of horribly dangerous issues. She seems to have problems with how everything else works, after all. She makes working toward change impossible. I'm afraid if I say no, she'll bad-mouth safety to everyone. What can I do?

A: First, consider whether it makes sense for her to be on the committee based upon her job position. If it totally doesn't make sense, explain to her nicely that you have a limited amount of space and really need clinical (or fill-in-the-blank) people on the committee. If it does make sense for her role to join the committee…
 

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