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      Q: How do I decrease workplace violence incidents in the hospital where I work?

      Bob Armbrister | Nov 21, 2019
      Safety Flammable Liquids Safety Management Fire Rated Cabinets

      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…

      Bob Armbrister | Oct 21, 2019
      Safety Safety Management

      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 know we…

      Bob Armbrister | May 3, 2019
      Article Life Safety Boot Camp Life Safety Code Safety Management

      April 3 & 4, 2017 is the date of the next Keyes Life Safety Boot Camp, to be held in Charleston, SC.

      Bob Armbrister | Oct 11, 2016
      Article Safety Management Smoking

      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…

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 20, 2012
      Article Safety Management

      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…

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 7, 2012
      Article Safety Management

      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…

      Bob Armbrister | Nov 8, 2012
      Article Safety Management

      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…

      Bob Armbrister | Nov 1, 2012
      Article Safety Management

      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…

      Bob Armbrister | Jun 8, 2012
      Article Safety Management

      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…

      Bob Armbrister | Jun 1, 2012