Healthcare Safety Resource Center

 

Guidance and education for hospital and outpatient healthcare safety professionals. Practical advice and tools for regulatory compliance to help safety professionals comply with environment of care, life safety, infection control, and OSHA challenges.

The Complete Guide to Laboratory Safety, Fifth Edition

 

 

Dan “The Lab Safety Man” Scungio, MT(ASCP), SLS, CQA (ASQ) has completely revamped this trusted lab safety training and compliance resource.

 

The Complete Guide to Laboratory Safety, Fifth Edition, consolidates regulations from all relevant agencies, including OSHA, The Joint Commission, CAP, CLSI, DOT, and state health departments. This book also offers customizable policies, procedures, and checklists to avoid costly fines and enhance your compliance program.

 

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The Environment of Care Compliance Manual

 

There have been major changes to Environment of Care regulations in recent years from The Joint Commission (TJC), CMS and the EPA. The new Life Safety Code has been adopted, CMS implemented new ligature risk guidance, the EPA’s new hazardous waste rule was enacted, and TJC switched over to the SAFER Matrix, just to name a few.

 

This resource provides all the guidance safety officers need to comply with the latest CMS Environment of Care requirements and corresponding TJC standards.

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Hospital Safety Center

 

 

 

 

This resource center contains a wealth of valuable tools and content to help you and your team stay up-to-date with the latest guidance from CMS and The Joint Commission. You’ll receive expert advice, real case studies from other facilities and best practices to deal with the most pressing issues including infection control, workplace violence, drug diversion, safe drug compounding, ligature risk, emergency prep and more.

 

 

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The Life Safety Code® Field Guide for Healthcare Facilities

 

 

 

This book is the perfect companion to your Life Safety Code (LSC) compliance efforts. This portable, concise resource is a perfect on-site quick reference and will help you understand the requirements for healthcare and ambulatory occupancies, prepare for survey, and maintain your accreditation regardless of accrediting option.

 

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The Life Safety Code® Workbook and Study Guide for Healthcare Facilities

 

 

This resource contains everything you need to help you understand and comply with the latest changes to the Life Safety Code (LSC)! This self-study desk reference gives you the in-depth analysis of LSC requirements for healthcare and ambulatory occupancies, survey preparation, and how to maintain accreditation, regardless of accrediting option.

 

 

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Hospital Safety Trainer Toolbox

 

 

 

Overflowing with OSHA-based checklists, quizzes, and guides, this book will help you keep your healthcare facility safe for staff and patients alike. All the tools are downloadable and customizable, so you can tailor each one to fit your facility’s needs and challenges. Print out checklists for yourself to complete. Share quizzes with staff. Show management where the risks are and how to fix them.

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OSHA Program Manual for Medical Facilities

 

 

 

Keep your OSHA safety program strong with this manual for medical facilities. This all-encompassing resource breaks down OSHA regulations and gives you the flexibility to customize sections to meet your facility's specific needs.

 

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USP <800>: How to Prepare for the New Hazardous Drug Handling Requirements

 

This is the resource you need to understand the best practices for handling hazardous drugs in a healthcare setting. This detailed how-to guide on USP compliance, authored by Kurt Patton, MS, RPh, will approach the topic from the perspective of a Joint Commission survey.

 

 

 

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Chapter Leader's Guide to Environment of Care

 

 

 

This valuable resource breaks down The Joint Commission's complex Environment of Care (EOC) requirements into easy-to-understand solutions. Get simplified explanations of the  key components along with communication techniques to help foster strong and successful partnerships between survey coordinator, chapter leader, and staff of all levels.

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OSHA Online Training Pack

 

 

 

 

Designed specifically for healthcare workers, HCPro's online learning courses provide you and your staff relevant and practical training on the most pertinent OSHA topics, including the new GHS updates.

 

The OSHA Online Training Pack includes three courses that will fulfill all your training needs and meet OSHA training requirements—no matter what setting you’re in.

 

 

 

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Healthcare Life Safety Compliance

 

 

Theft of controlled substances at hospitals has always been a problem of paramount importance, but even with increased security measures, it still occurs. This informative resource discusses the issue of drug diversion in detail and demonstrates the components of a solid prevention plan. Loaded with tools and checklists, it is designed to help hospital security officials create awareness of the drug diversion problem.

 

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OSHA Annual Retraining for Medical Facilities

 

 

OSHA Annual Retraining for Medical Facilities satisfies OSHA's annual bloodborne pathogens retraining requirements for healthcare employees exposed to this hazard, and takes a best practices approach to hazard communication retraining. The covers topics such as biohazardous waste, vaccinations, decontaminating equipment, and tips for working with and labeling hazardous chemicals. Employees will be able to identify potentially infectious materials at their facilities, protect themselves from hazardous chemicals, and describe how a facility’s OSHA program helps employees avoid exposure to safety hazards.

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