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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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April 3 & 4, 2017 is the date of the next Keyes Life Safety Boot Camp, to be held in Charleston, SC. This two-day boot camp on the 2012 Life …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Oct 11, 2016
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My good friend Tom Cuthrell, Safety Officer at CarolinaEast Health System in New Bern, NC wanted to know if Joint Commission has said anything about the use of electronic cigarettes …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 20, 2012
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I was recently in a meeting at a regional hospital where the CEO walked in, sat down, and started to address the group. She had this stuffed monkey on her …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Dec 7, 2012
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OK... I am not talking about spontaneous HUMAN combustion here, just the good ol' garden variety type. You know... wet towels and blankets starting on fire? Don't think it doesn't …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 8, 2012
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I frequently get asked to comment on the role of the Safety Officer in healthcare. Who should the Safety Officer report to? What qualifications or background should the Safety Officer have? …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Nov 1, 2012
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When I travel around the country and conduct building inspections at hospitals for compliance with the Life Safety Code, I seem to always find things that surprise me. Just when …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 8, 2012
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I'm a big believer in 'MBWA'... Management By Walking Around. I think more good can be done if the person who is in charge of Life Safety compliance walks around …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 1, 2012

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