The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released a new brochure aimed at preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among nursing and residential care workers.
The brochure aims to raise awareness about the work-related activities that create the biggest risks fo
In the past few years The Joint Commission (TJC) has placed new emphasis on the importance of building management systems in improving patient safety, and has started to incorporate these systems into their standards. As the Joint Commission becomes more involved in regulating these
It turns out that the good old phrase “go get some fresh air” may have more relevance today than ever before.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor environments have two to five times more pollutants than outdoor environments. In extreme cases, in
Hospital-Acquired Infections (HAIs) still pose a major threat to patients in healthcare facilities. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), an estimated 1.7 million people acquire HAIs each year and 99,000 people die as a result of these infections. Additionally about 5,0