Vital stats: Integrating facility, patient, and worker safety

By: January 5th, 2012 Email This Post Print This Post

The concept that safety is safety, whether it is fire safety for the building, patient safety, or occupational safety for staff, has been around for awhile, and a recent study shows that patient safety outcomes have been associated with nurse safety.

OSHA Healthcare Advisor asked its readers to assess the integration of safety areas in their facility. Here are the results:

How integrated are the facility, patient, and worker safety functions in your healthcare facility?


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