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 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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Analyzing the Hospital Life Safety Survey

 

Thie book provides a practical, strategic approach to the life safety survey process. Walk through a room-by-room, floor-by-floor analysis of the life safety measures you must have in place to avoid costly citations. The book simplifies Joint Commission standards and CMS requirements and focuses on ways to pass your next life safety survey.

 

 

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Drug Diversion Prevention in Healthcare

 

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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The Infection Control Manual for Outpatient Settings

 

Many hospitals are acquiring or otherwise collaborating with physician practices, but these smaller settings don’t often have the dedicated infection control staff that larger facilities do. In most offices, infection control falls to medical assistants—who have little professional training on the subject. This resource explains the steps physicians and their staff should take to protect patients, employees, and the environment and prevent the spread of infectious diseases. 

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