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Q: How do I decrease workplace violence incidents in the hospital where I work? A: In my experience working within a healthcare setting, the best way to decrease workplace violence incidents …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 21, 2019
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Q: Our nursing home just completed a state survey and while we were not cited we were "warned" that all aerosols are to be put into fireproof cabinet. The metal …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 21, 2019
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Q: I work at an ICF facility. We have a person with arthritis and I was just asked if a heated pad massaging seat could be purchased for them. I …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 3, 2019
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Continuing in a series of strange things that I have seen while consulting at hospitals... Older mechanical equipment rooms are going to be a problem for many hospitals. Ultimately, you …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 24, 2018
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Continuing in a series of strange things that I have seen while consulting at hospitals... This picture was taken in a staff lounge on a general med-surge unit. I thought it …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 3, 2018
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I learned recently that a hospital is being sued by the family of a woman who fell in a construction zone and subsequently died. The 85-year-old woman walked past an …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 2, 2018
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Q: I work in a psychiatric hospital. One of the therapies used here involves our clients doing their own personal laundry, so we have multiple laundry rooms off the units …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jul 7, 2017
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A reader recently asked me if lit candles are prohibited in a healthcare occupancy? I've researched this before but apparently I never posted anything about this subject. No, the Life Safety …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 1, 2015

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