Safety

Mac’s Safety Space: After all these years, it’s true: Your mother doesn’t work here

Hospital Safety Insider, October 8, 2015

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

Over the years, once or twice I've ventured into staff areas as I've toured various facilities-sometimes you find some things that are a little disconcerting (electric grills, various electric food-preparation appliances), but sometimes you find things that can bring a little levity to the moment. One of the time-honored postings is a variation on that old saw "Pick up your mess, your mother doesn't work here." While I know that is not always a factual statement (my mom worked at the same hospital as I did for rather a while, though she was not particularly keen on cleaning up messes in either place), I think there is a grain of something that is instructive in how we need to move forward in the management of the physical environment.

Read Steve's entire blog post here.

Read all of Steve's blog posts 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