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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-729
... Introduction Injuries in the healthcare field continue to be a challenge. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, while injuries in this field have decreased from 2012 to 2015, the injury rate for hospitals is 1.49 times higher than the average for private industry. Nursing Assistants...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-544
... Introduction The results of an analysis of the cognitive information-processing workload of patient monitoring technicians working in central monitoring units (CMU) of five hospitals in Oklahoma are presented. The analyses were conducted in June 2016 during a visit to the four of the hospitals...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-739
... requirement hospital Introduction Heat Illness can be prevented if we provide proper training and information to the worker to know how to prevent heat illness. But what information does the worker need to know? With the amount of effort, training and awareness that has taken place, which has been...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-S62
... and did not eat lunch. Joe fainted at the afternoon break at about 2:00 Joe s temperature when taken at the hospital was 98.1 Employer was cited for a serious violation and $18,000 Citation reduced to General and $10,000 with stipulations instead of a Serious Violation and an $18,000 citation...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-507
... tracked by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The federal BLS May 2013 Occupational Employment Statistics survey found 2.3 million registered nurses, averaging 50 years old, about 71% of whom were employed by hospitals. There were 1.3 million nursing assistants, about 62 percent of whom were employed...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-606
... centers (0.7 million) and similar; hospitals (NAICS 622) with six million workers; and nursing and residential care (NAICS 623) with 3.4 million (Bureau of Labor Statistics 2013). safety culture illness infectious disease work-related injury statistics healthcare osha us government safety...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-779
... shift that needs to occur in order to implement a successful safe patient handling program. We will also present several case studies demonstrating how some hospitals are successfully making this culture shift and tackling the challenge of training staff on new equipment and procedures. Real world...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-507
... of additional inspections at nursing, residential and ambulatory care facilities with hospitals not far behind. infectious disease hospital health & medicine nonfatal occupational injury labor 2013 ambulatory health march 6 inspection nursing statistics day away fatality injury...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-704
... bodily injury tenant hospital exposure legionella environmental risk transportation property owner manufacturing facility risk 1 property damage water management claim scenario 1 total cost cleanup cost environmental liability health & medicine potential exposure contractor...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-732
... violation us government hospital fatality joint commission safety osha health & medicine bloodborne pathogen incidence rate illness infectious disease healthcare search result accessed june 10 infection dol 2012 statistics inspection injury nursing home...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-559
... area hospital information management health & medicine mayo clinic consumer health Introduction Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, combined with Saint Mary's Hospital and Rochester Methodist Hospital, creates the largest integrated medical center in the world, providing comprehensive...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-793
... responses are very similar to the development of upset conditions in a chemical or minerals processing plant. This is a critical system that must operate properly in order to assure the well-being of the cardiac patients under the hospital's care (or the continued safe operation in a process plant...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-515
... safety practitioner banking & finance accident conclusion account performance trigger event hospital heinrich breed severity safety pyramid injury session 515 reduction frequency presentation frequency rate safety professional correlation employment law labor law severity...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-679
... procedure outbreak touch point personal hygiene hospital operation contaminant infection health & medicine healthcare facility information Session No. 679 Prepare and Protect Your Organization from Epidemics Michael A. Pinto, CSP, CMP Chief Executive Officer Wonder Makers Environmental, Inc...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-731
... HANDWASHING as an integral part of their quality management practice. Hand sanitizing pumps have been installed to increase compliance with hand washing near patient care areas, on entry to the hospital, emergency room, cafeteria, conference rooms, nursing stations, medication carts/rooms and other heavy...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-729
... reports are required from the facility? What is the timeframe for the reports? Discussion Item Dispatched Through 911 Center 2. EMS and Hospitals Emergency Medical Services are dispatched to the facility for: Treatment of injured persons. Medical monitoring of potential HAZMAT responders. Question...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-0235
... and homebound patients in low lying areas. In previous storms, most hospitals maintained a shelter-in-place policy. Acadian s resources in the northern area of Louisiana were repositioned to facilitate the evacuations in the southern areas of the state. As is also typical, many Louisianans did not heed...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-0865
... and rural communities and includes fourteen (14) hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice. As one...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-662
...Session No. 662 Hospital Emergency Incident Command System (HEICS): Not Just for Emergencies Anymore! Debra L. Mays, M.S. Director of Emergency Preparedness BJC HealthCare St. Louis, Missouri Introduction During the past 15 years, the author has seen emergency preparedness for healthcare evolve...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-743
... Current Problem Statement Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) are a significant cost to personal care facilities and hospitals in terms of both capital and personnel. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in the year 2000, personal care facilities and hospitals had a total...

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