Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management



Comprehensive in scope, this totally revamped edition of a bestseller is the ideal desk reference for anyone tasked with hazard control and safety management in the healthcare industry. Presented in an easy-to-read format, the book examines hazard control and safety management as proactive functions of an organization.

The book illustrates valuable insights and lessons learned by the best in the industry, touching key concepts related to safety management that all healthcare leaders need to understand.
– identifies common factors that are often precursors to accidents in the healthcare industry;
– examines the latest OSHA and Joint Commission Emergency Management Requirememts and Standards;
– Covers facility safety, patient safety, hazardous substance safety, imaging and radiation safety, infection control and prevention, and fire safety management;
– includes references to helpful information from federal agencies, standards organizations, and voluntary associations.

Outlining a proactive hazard control approach based on leadership involvement, the book identifies the organizational factors that support accident prevention. It also examines organizational dynamics and supplies tips for improving organizational knowledge management. Complete with accompanying checklists and sample mamangemet plans that readers can immediately put to use this text book is currently the primary study reference for the Certified Healthcare Safety Professional Examination.

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Weight2.5 lbs
Dimensions19 × 26.5 in


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