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Manager's Guide to Staff & Patient Safety - October 2014

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

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4 8 S U P P L E M E N T T O O U T P AT I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E O N L I N E | O C T O B E R 2 0 1 4 E nsuring the safety of patients who are consid- ered fall risks is likely high on your priority list. But you might overlook the risks your employees face as they run an obstacle course of fluid-slick floors and tangled equip- ment cords. Don't wait until a slip, trip or fall happens to take action. Educate yourself now on on-the-floor hazards with the following quiz. An employee who suffers musculoskeletal injuries presents staffing, business, legal and quality of care issues in addi- tion to occupational health concerns. a. true b. false S T A F F S A F E T Y Stay On Your Toes Prevent slips, trips and falls in the surgical workplace. David Bernard | Senior Associate Editor TRIPPED UP Uncontrolled cords are a side effect of surgical technology. Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN

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