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Drill scenario: Category 4 hurricane landfall

Hospital Safety Insider, July 31, 2014

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As the person in charge of emergency preparation at your hospital, you should anticipate the dangerous weather conditions that could occur in your area of the country and plan your responses accordingly.

Since we're now in hurricane season, here's a tabletop exercise scenario right out of the Hospital Safety Exercises Toolkit from HCPro for you to try with your staff that simulates a major hurricane bearing down on your facility and the hazards such a storm would present.

This is an excerpt from an article in the August issue of Briefings on Hospital Safety. Visit here to log in or subscribe.

 



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