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Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management

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ISBN-10: 1574443062

ISBN-13: 9781574443066

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: James T. Tweedy

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List price: $172.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 6/24/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 816
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
The Author
Introduction to Healthcare Hazard Control
Introduction
Healthcare Employment Growth
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
American Osteopathic Association
Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
College of American Pathologists Laboratory Accreditation Program
Institute of Medicine
American Health Care Association
American Hospital Association
Association of Occupational Health Professionals
Service Employees International Union
ECRI
Summary
For Review and Discussion
Healthcare Safety Management
Introduction to Safety Management
Management Efficiencies and Safety
Safety Leadership
Human Behaviors
Safety Cultures and Systems
Information Management
Risk Management
Quality Improvement
Employee Health
Worker's Compensation Program Management
Chemical Dependency and Substance Abuse
Materials and Purchasing Management
Human Resources Management
Security Management
Summary
For Review and Discussion
Healthcare Hazard Control
Introduction
Management Approach to Hazard Control
Understanding Hazards
Understanding Accidents
Hospital and Healthcare Hazard Categories
Personal Protective Equipment
Respirators
Promoting Safety
Safety Orientation, Training, and Education
Summary
For Review and Discussion
Safety Regulations, Standards, and Organizations
Introduction
Federal Administrative Law
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Environmental Protection Agency
Food and Drug Administration
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Department of Transportation
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
National Institutes of Health
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
Health Resources Services Administration
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Department of Homeland Security
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Americans with Disabilities Act
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
Voluntary Organizations
Trade and Professional Organizations
Other Safety-Related Professional Organizations
State, County, and Municipal Health Agencies
Summary
For Review and Discussion
Emergency Management and Fire Safety
Introduction
Defining Emergencies
Emergency Management and Planning
Hazard Vulnerability Analysis
Drills and Training
Plan Evaluation and Revision
Evacuation Planning
Community Involvement
Hazardous Material Emergencies
Weather and Natural Disasters
Other Emergency Situations
Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction
Decontamination Activities (Weapons of Mass Destruction)
Introduction to Fire Safety Management
Life Safety Code
Healthcare Facility Fire Safety Management
Fire Prevention Activities
Interim Life Safety
Fire Confinement
Egress
Portable Fire Extinguishers
NFPA 99 (Healthcare Facilities)
Electrical Equipment Installations
Flammable/Combustible Materials
Surgical Fires
Summary
For Review and Discussion
General and Physical Plant Safety
Introduction
Office Safety
Ergonomics
Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention
Plant Operations Safety
Tool Safety
Machinery Safety and Guarding
Compressed Air
Safety Signs and Color Schemes
Welding Safety
Electrical Safety
Painting Operations
Lockout/Tagout (29 CFR 1910.147)
Permit-Required Confined Spaces (29 CFR 1910.146)
OSHA Noise Standard (29 CFR 1910.95)
Utilities Management
Plumbing Operations and Safety
Boiler and Heating Systems
Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Maintenance
Ventilation
Indoor Air Quality
Mold in the Workplace
Vehicle and Forklift Safety
OSHA Helicopter Standards (29 CFR 1910.183)
Landscape/Grounds Maintenance
Construction Safety (29 CFR 1926)
Summary
For Review and Discussion
Managing Hazardous Materials
Introduction
Hazardous Materials Exposure Risks
Emergency Shower and Eyewash Stations (OSHA Requirements 29 CFR 1910.151)
Hazardous Materials Storage
OSHA Hazard Communication
Compressed Gas Safety
Department of Transportation Hazardous Material Regulations
Healthcare Hazardous Materials
Other Hazardous Materials and Pesticides
Hazardous Drug Safety
Anesthetic and Other Gases
Waste Management
Responding to Hazardous Materials Spills and Releases
Summary
For Review and Discussion
Biological Hazard Control
Introduction
Infection Control Requirements
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC Standard Precautions
Bacteria and Viruses
Healthcare Worker Immunizations
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Disinfectants, Sterilants, and Antiseptics
Hepatitis and HIV
OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030)
Tuberculosis
Biosafety Levels
Healthcare Opportunistic Infections
Biological Waste Management
DOT Infectious Substances Shipping Requirements
Special Infection Control Topics
Summary
For Review and Discussion
Safety in Patient and Clinical Areas
Introduction
Safety Cultures
Patient Safety
Bed Safety
Fall Prevention
Use of Restraints
Healthcare Workplace Violence
Long-Term-Care Combative Resident Behavior
Medication Safety
Infant Abduction Prevention
Nursing and Clinical Departmental Safety
Surgical and Operating Room Safety
Lasers
Patient and Resident Moving and Lifting
Summary
For Review and Discussion
Support Department Safety
Introduction
Environmental services
Laundry Safety
Food Service Department Safety
Facility Security Management
Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Nonionizing Radiation
Laboratory Safety
Central Sterile Supply
Pharmacy Safety
Medical Equipment Management
OSHA HAZWOPER Training for Support Personnel
Support Department Ergonomics
Summary
For Review and Discussion
Glossary
Appendices
Acronyms
Accident Investigation Report
Near-Hit Report
Key OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Compliance Issues
Sample OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard Exposure Control Plan
OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Training Requirements and Sample Education Plan
Barrier Precautions for Exposure to Blood or Body Fluids
OSHA Standards for Selected Areas or Departments
OSHA Hospital Health Hazards
OSHA Multi-Employer Citation Policy
Germicide Effectiveness
Leadership Tips for Healthcare Environmental Services Professionals
OSHA HAZWOPER (29 CFR 1910.120) Training Requirements
Model Laboratory Chemical Hygiene Plan
Hazardous Materials Training Plan
Model Hazard Communication Program
Overview of NFPA 1600, Managing Emergencies
Worker Safety Perception Survey
Safety Evaluation Profile (SEP)
OSHA General Industry Training Requirements for Healthcare
Key OSHA Compliance Issues for Dental/Medical Offices
Healthcare Resources for Emergency Management
Back Injury Prevention Workplace Evaluation Tools
Patient and Resident Moving Guidelines
Partial List of NFPA Standards Relevant To Healthcare
Overview of DOT-Regulated Medical Waste Standards
CDC Hand Hygiene Recommendations Chart
Sample Permit-Required Confined Space Program Elements
Patient Safety Plan Development Considerations
Sample Construction Infection Control Program Elements
OSHA Recording of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses
Key OSHA Compliance Standards for Funeral Homes
Safety Checklists
Agency Listings
Alphabetical Listing
Website Quick Reference
Selected Disaster Resource Information
Bibliography