Healthcare: Environment of Care

General

Date Added Resource Source
Feb 2014

Worker Safety in Hospitals - Caring for our Caregivers

https://www.osha.gov/dsg/hospitals/index.html

OSHA created a suite of resources to help hospitals assess workplace safety needs, implement safety and health management systems, and enhance their safe patient handling programs. Preventing worker injuries not only helps workers—it also helps patients and will save resources for hospitals.

(OSHA)
Mar 2011

Updated Norovirus Outbreak Management and Disease Prevention Guidelines (March 4, 2011) (PDF)

http://cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/rr/rr6003.pdf

This Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention addresses most current guidelines for norovirus outreach management.

(CDC)
Jan 2003

State of Oregon Fire Marshal: Health Care Facility Information

http://www.oregon.gov/OSP/SFM/FLS_New2007.shtml#Health_Care_Facility_Information

The Health Care Facility Specialists inspect nursing homes, hospitals, and ambulatory surgical centers throughout the state. They also provide periodic training workshops for Health Care Facilities' staff which cover the subjects listed below.

(OSFM)
Jan 2003

Regulatory Updates on Environment of Care Issues

http://www.hospitalconnect.com
(Hospitalconnect.com)