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Mac’s Safety Space: Oh no, Mr. Bill!

Hospital Safety Insider, July 9, 2015

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I always view with great interest the weekly missives coming from The Joint Commission's various house organs, particularly when there's stuff regarding the management of the physical environment. And one of the more potentially curious/scary "relationships" is that between the good folks in Chicago and the (I shan't editorialize) folks at the Occupational Safety & Health Administration.

They've had a nodding acquaintance over the years, but there is evidence in some quarters (I've seen a decided uptick in survey findings relating to hazardous materials and waste inventories-as we've noted before, a list of your Safety Data Sheets is not going to be enough on its own to satisfy a finding of compliance with the Hazard Communications standard), that concerns relative to occupational health and safety are becoming a target area during Joint Commission surveys.

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