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- Mexico explosion renews safety issues
Gas leak destroys children's hospital, killing five. Is your hospital safe from the same fate?
- Man wanted in Wisconsin abduction caught after shooting self
A daylong manhunt took place earlier this week after a man abducted a female employee from a hospital in a Racine, Wisconsin suburb and then shot himself as police closed in, according to a report in The Chicago Tribune.
- OSHA blog: Building a hospital in a tsunami zone: Are they crazy?
If you’ve ever been to the beautiful beaches of Oregon you understand why the folks who live there along Route 101 wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. But living there is a gamble: Only about 100 miles off the U.S. Pacific Coast lurks a seismically active fault that emergency management professionals have been saying for years will produce an earthquake of magnitude 8 or greater – as well as a monster tsunami—within the next 50 years.
- Is Ebola still scary?
As the craze surrounding the virus fades, can the healthcare safety community relax?
- Studies show resident hour limits have no impact on patient safety
Recent studies offer middle ground to long-standing debate, and experts say future reforms may be more nuanced
- FDA updates safety alert for infected GI scopes
U.S. health regulators issued an updated safety alert on March 4 warning healthcare providers about endoscopes linked to a recent outbreak of drug-resistant “superbug” bacteria in California hospitals, according to a Fox News report.
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