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Healthcare hazard control and safety management /
James T. Tweedy.
edition
2nd ed.
imprint
Boca Raton : CRC, 2005.
description
xvii, 793 p. ; 26 cm.
ISBN
1574443062 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9781574443066 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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imprint
Boca Raton : CRC, 2005.
isbn
1574443062 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781574443066 (hardcover : alk. paper)
catalogue key
6250716
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 763-770) and index.
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"Written for established healthcare safety professionals preparing for board certification, this book is also quite valuable for someone newly assigned to the role of safety officer in a healthcare organization" -- Kurt Kleparski, Medical College of Wisconsin for Doody Review Services "information and answers to questions relating to governmental and voluntary compliance, management techniques and will also serve as the best resource in preparation for the Certified Healthcare Safety Professional examination." -Harold M. Gordon, Executive Director, BCHSM Promo Copy
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Summaries
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Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management sets the standard in presenting expansive coverage for healthcare professionals serving in safety, occupational health, hazard materials management, quality improvement and risk management.
Main Description
Surpassing the standard set by the first edition, Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management, Second Edition presents expansive coverage for healthcare professionals serving in safety, occupational health, hazard materials management, quality improvement, and risk management positions. Comprehensive in scope, the book covers all major issues in the field. It presents information on physical, chemical, biological, ergonomic, and psycho-social hazards in an organized format. In addition to providing easily digested information, the author has constructed practical checklists and forms that can be readily put to use. He provides advice and guidance on management, hazard control, compliance, standards, and accreditation. Updates to the second edition include additional information on leadership, performance improvement, risk management, organizational culture, behavioral safety, root cause analysis, new OSHA and Joint Commission requirements, and regulatory changes. And if that weren't enough, the book supplies a blueprint for developing training and education programs, provides more than 25 appendices addressing healthcare-related safety topics and OSHA issues, and includes more than 30 safety checklists that cover a variety of hazards found in healthcare and long term care facilities. Not only will you use this reference on a daily basis, you may find yourself reaching for this book so often that it will not stay on your bookshelf.
Main Description
Surpassing the standard set by the first edition, Healthcare Hazard Control and Safety Management, Second Edition presents expansive coverage for healthcare professionals serving in safety, occupational health, hazard materials management, quality improvement, and risk management positions. In addition to providing easily digested information, the author has constructed practical checklists and forms that can be readily put to use. Updates to the second edition include additional information on leadership, performance improvement, risk management, organizational culture, behavioral safety, root cause analysis, new OSHA and Joint Commission requirements, and regulatory changes.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
The Authorp. xvii
Introduction to Healthcare Hazard Controlp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Healthcare Employment Growthp. 1
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizationsp. 3
American Osteopathic Associationp. 6
Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditationp. 7
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilitiesp. 8
College of American Pathologists Laboratory Accreditation Programp. 9
Institute of Medicinep. 10
American Health Care Associationp. 11
American Hospital Associationp. 11
Association of Occupational Health Professionalsp. 12
Service Employees International Unionp. 13
ECRIp. 13
Summaryp. 13
For Review and Discussionp. 14
Healthcare Safety Managementp. 15
Introduction to Safety Managementp. 15
Management Efficiencies and Safetyp. 16
Safety Leadershipp. 22
Human Behaviorsp. 25
Safety Cultures and Systemsp. 27
Information Managementp. 30
Risk Managementp. 31
Quality Improvementp. 33
Employee Healthp. 34
Worker's Compensation Program Managementp. 39
Chemical Dependency and Substance Abusep. 42
Materials and Purchasing Managementp. 45
Human Resources Managementp. 45
Security Managementp. 46
Summaryp. 49
For Review and Discussionp. 50
Healthcare Hazard Controlp. 51
Introductionp. 51
Management Approach to Hazard Controlp. 51
Understanding Hazardsp. 53
Understanding Accidentsp. 59
Hospital and Healthcare Hazard Categoriesp. 68
Personal Protective Equipmentp. 71
Respiratorsp. 75
Promoting Safetyp. 85
Safety Orientation, Training, and Educationp. 87
Summaryp. 93
For Review and Discussionp. 94
Safety Regulations, Standards, and Organizationsp. 95
Introductionp. 95
Federal Administrative Lawp. 95
Occupational Safety and Health Administrationp. 97
Environmental Protection Agencyp. 113
Food and Drug Administrationp. 118
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Healthp. 120
Nuclear Regulatory Commissionp. 121
Department of Transportationp. 123
Centers for Disease Control and Preventionp. 123
Agency for Healthcare Research and Qualityp. 124
National Institutes of Healthp. 125
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registryp. 126
Occupational Safety and Health Review Commissionp. 126
Health Resources Services Administrationp. 126
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Servicesp. 127
Department of Homeland Securityp. 128
Federal Emergency Management Agencyp. 129
Americans with Disabilities Actp. 129
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendmentsp. 132
Voluntary Organizationsp. 133
Trade and Professional Organizationsp. 136
Other Safety-Related Professional Organizationsp. 138
State, County, and Municipal Health Agenciesp. 139
Summaryp. 139
For Review and Discussionp. 140
Emergency Management and Fire Safetyp. 141
Introductionp. 141
Defining Emergenciesp. 141
Emergency Management and Planningp. 142
Hazard Vulnerability Analysisp. 148
Drills and Trainingp. 150
Plan Evaluation and Revisionp. 152
Evacuation Planningp. 154
Community Involvementp. 155
Hazardous Material Emergenciesp. 156
Weather and Natural Disastersp. 158
Other Emergency Situationsp. 163
Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destructionp. 164
Decontamination Activities (Weapons of Mass Destruction)p. 170
Introduction to Fire Safety Managementp. 173
Life Safety Codep. 174
Healthcare Facility Fire Safety Managementp. 178
Fire Prevention Activitiesp. 180
Interim Life Safetyp. 184
Fire Confinementp. 184
Egressp. 186
Portable Fire Extinguishersp. 188
NFPA 99 (Healthcare Facilities)p. 191
Electrical Equipment Installationsp. 191
Flammable/Combustible Materialsp. 192
Surgical Firesp. 194
Summaryp. 197
For Review and Discussionp. 198
General and Physical Plant Safetyp. 199
Introductionp. 199
Office Safetyp. 200
Ergonomicsp. 203
Slip, Trip, and Fall Preventionp. 210
Plant Operations Safetyp. 211
Tool Safetyp. 216
Machinery Safety and Guardingp. 219
Compressed Airp. 220
Safety Signs and Color Schemesp. 221
Welding Safetyp. 222
Electrical Safetyp. 224
Painting Operationsp. 228
Lockout/Tagout (29 CFR 1910.147)p. 230
Permit-Required Confined Spaces (29 CFR 1910.146)p. 234
OSHA Noise Standard (29 CFR 1910.95)p. 239
Utilities Managementp. 242
Plumbing Operations and Safetyp. 246
Boiler and Heating Systemsp. 248
Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Maintenancep. 250
Ventilationp. 252
Indoor Air Qualityp. 256
Mold in the Workplacep. 260
Vehicle and Forklift Safetyp. 263
OSHA Helicopter Standards (29 CFR 1910.183)p. 267
Landscape/Grounds Maintenancep. 267
Construction Safety (29 CFR 1926)p. 269
Summaryp. 273
For Review and Discussionp. 273
Managing Hazardous Materialsp. 275
Introductionp. 275
Hazardous Materials Exposure Risksp. 276
Emergency Shower and Eyewash Stations (OSHA Requirements 29 CFR 1910.151)p. 281
Hazardous Materials Storagep. 283
OSHA Hazard Communicationp. 285
Compressed Gas Safetyp. 289
Department of Transportation Hazardous Material Regulationsp. 290
Healthcare Hazardous Materialsp. 293
Other Hazardous Materials and Pesticidesp. 308
Hazardous Drug Safetyp. 309
Anesthetic and Other Gasesp. 312
Waste Managementp. 315
Responding to Hazardous Materials Spills and Releasesp. 321
Summaryp. 322
For Review and Discussionp. 323
Biological Hazard Controlp. 325
Introductionp. 325
Infection Control Requirementsp. 325
Centers for Disease Control and Preventionp. 327
CDC Standard Precautionsp. 328
Bacteria and Virusesp. 330
Healthcare Worker Immunizationsp. 331
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureusp. 332
Disinfectants, Sterilants, and Antisepticsp. 333
Hepatitis and HIVp. 336
OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030)p. 339
Tuberculosisp. 347
Biosafety Levelsp. 351
Healthcare Opportunistic Infectionsp. 353
Biological Waste Managementp. 359
DOT Infectious Substances Shipping Requirementsp. 363
Special Infection Control Topicsp. 364
Summaryp. 365
For Review and Discussionp. 365
Safety in Patient and Clinical Areasp. 367
Introductionp. 367
Safety Culturesp. 367
Patient Safetyp. 369
Bed Safetyp. 375
Fall Preventionp. 380
Use of Restraintsp. 383
Healthcare Workplace Violencep. 386
Long-Term-Care Combative Resident Behaviorp. 390
Medication Safetyp. 392
Infant Abduction Preventionp. 396
Nursing and Clinical Departmental Safetyp. 400
Surgical and Operating Room Safetyp. 412
Lasersp. 417
Patient and Resident Moving and Liftingp. 422
Summaryp. 433
For Review and Discussionp. 434
Support Department Safetyp. 435
Introductionp. 435
Environmental servicesp. 435
Laundry Safetyp. 443
Food Service Department Safetyp. 446
Facility Security Managementp. 455
Radiology and Nuclear Medicinep. 458
Nonionizing Radiationp. 469
Laboratory Safetyp. 472
Central Sterile Supplyp. 479
Pharmacy Safetyp. 483
Medical Equipment Managementp. 495
OSHA HAZWOPER Training for Support Personnelp. 497
Support Department Ergonomicsp. 498
Summaryp. 500
For Review and Discussionp. 500
Glossaryp. 503
Appendicesp. 533
Acronymsp. 533
Accident Investigation Reportp. 539
Near-Hit Reportp. 540
Key OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Compliance Issuesp. 541
Sample OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard Exposure Control Planp. 544
OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Training Requirements and Sample Education Planp. 551
Barrier Precautions for Exposure to Blood or Body Fluidsp. 557
OSHA Standards for Selected Areas or Departmentsp. 560
OSHA Hospital Health Hazardsp. 566
OSHA Multi-Employer Citation Policyp. 570
Germicide Effectivenessp. 573
Leadership Tips for Healthcare Environmental Services Professionalsp. 574
OSHA HAZWOPER (29 CFR 1910.120) Training Requirementsp. 579
Model Laboratory Chemical Hygiene Planp. 584
Hazardous Materials Training Planp. 589
Model Hazard Communication Programp. 593
Overview of NFPA 1600, Managing Emergenciesp. 596
Worker Safety Perception Surveyp. 597
Safety Evaluation Profile (SEP)p. 600
OSHA General Industry Training Requirements for Healthcarep. 610
Key OSHA Compliance Issues for Dental/Medical Officesp. 618
Healthcare Resources for Emergency Managementp. 620
Back Injury Prevention Workplace Evaluation Toolsp. 623
Patient and Resident Moving Guidelinesp. 633
Partial List of NFPA Standards Relevant To Healthcarep. 636
Overview of DOT-Regulated Medical Waste Standardsp. 637
CDC Hand Hygiene Recommendations Chartp. 640
Sample Permit-Required Confined Space Program Elementsp. 643
Patient Safety Plan Development Considerationsp. 651
Sample Construction Infection Control Program Elementsp. 654
OSHA Recording of Work-Related Injuries and Illnessesp. 658
Key OSHA Compliance Standards for Funeral Homesp. 662
Safety Checklistsp. 665
Agency Listingsp. 753
Alphabetical Listingp. 753
Website Quick Referencep. 757
Selected Disaster Resource Informationp. 762
Bibliographyp. 763
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