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Medical Environment Update: 2017 Archive
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December 2017 - View Full Issue
USP <800>: Effective date pushed back to 2019, but experts urge early adoption
OSHA's top 10 violations of 2017 are the usual suspects
Study highlights lacking infection control standards during medical procedures outside ORs
A discussion about the range of chemical risk
17L Updates: December updates cover general facility safety
November 2017 - View Full Issue
Make room for mental health in the aftermath of an emergency
'Significant and conflicting': Making sense of the latest hazardous waste rules
Restraint and seclusion problems require quick mitigation
Fanning the flames: Laboratory fires are a real danger
September 2017 - View Full Issue
Hand hygiene lessons should extend to stethoscopes
Don't wait for NFPA's forthcoming active shooter standard to act
Refresh your approach to hazardous drugs as USP deadline approaches
Back in time: Confronting outdated lab habits
August 2017 - View Full Issue
Improper vaccine storage can cost you
Bouffant vs. skull caps: Debate over surgeon headwear rages on
Mulling the occupational safety of peracetic acid in high-level disinfectants
What's great for moviegoeers is bad for lab safety
17I Updates: September updates cover hazard communication
July 2017 - View Full Issue
Read your labels: A friendly but stern reminder from infection control specialists
Keeping service animals out of healthcare settings is rarely legal
By the numbers: Lab injury and exposure data
How to hire workers with arrest and criminal records safely, fairly, and legally
June 2017 - View Full Issue
Tips for maintaining a clean clinic
NIOSH offers bloodborne pathogen tracking tools
Be a part of safe laboratory design
May 2017 - View Full Issue
Ensuring access to medical diagnostic equipment for patients with disabilities
June: An entire month of safety
Can't touch this: The art of teaching about the dangers of contaminated lab surfaces
17F Updates: June updates cover bonus forms
April 2017 - View Full Issue
Worker Wellness: Fatigue and burnout
Environmental cleaning in outpatient settings: Has your team mastered the basics?
Column: As easy as A-B-C, and swallowing the safety pill
March 2017 - View Full Issue
Worker wellness: Infection control
Trump’s deregulation push could spell relief
The hidden dangers of decommissioning
February 2017 - View Full Issue
Worker wellness: Chemical hazards an everyday danger in healthcare
New drug diversion prevention tactics suggested for healthcare facilities
FDA glove ban is in effect for healthcare clinics
Q&A: Proper PPE in healthcare
Laying the foundation for a successful lab safety training program
Do you care about you?
January 2017 - View Full Issue
Ten resolutions to make your medical facility and workers safer in 2017
A year of lab safety in review
2016 MEU Index
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