Safety

Mac's Safety Space: You know, it's kind of an interesting phenomenon ...

Hospital Safety Insider, April 10, 2014

Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to Hospital Safety Insider!

 

A couple of weeks ago, there was a news item that caught my eye on a couple of levels. I’m sure many, if not most, of you “lived” through the initial onslaught of the hand sanitizer installation wars, and it appears that we may be in for another round of “a chicken in every pot and a dispenser every 6 inches.”
 
It would seem that the Columbia University School of Nursing and the World Health Organization have determined that about 20% of hospitals don’t have access to hand sanitizer at “every point of care,” thus missing the boat on opportunities to prevent healthcare-acquired infections.
 
Read Steve’s entire blog here.
 
Read all of Steve’s blogs on Mac's Safety Space.


 

 



Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to Hospital Safety Insider!

    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.

  • Basic OSHA Compliance Manual Kit

    Total compliance has never been easier. This one convenient package contains everything you need to ensure your outpatient...

  • Basic Dental OSHA Compliance Manual Kit

    Total compliance has never been easier. This one convenient package contains everything you need to ensure your dental...

Most Popular