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Comment by Mark Balduzzi on February 17, 2009 at 12:16pm
Health care and emergency medical systems groups are perfect fits for using ICE according to the doctors who have participated so far.....emergency room professionals have endorsed the use of ICE as has Consumer Reports as well....to name just two....have experience working evaluating hospital safety programs for wc and gl insurance and benchmarking performance against others in this area. Hope to provide useful input here too.
Comment by Thomas Hayes on August 23, 2008 at 5:57pm
Hi All. This looks like an interesting community being started. I work at a large teaching hospital in Ontario, Canada. Our current safety priorities are violence, infection control, and musculoskeletal injuries.
 

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NIOSH Research Explores Cleaning Ambulances With UV Light

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Started by Jay D. Rohman Jan 19, 2016.

Would you like to represent an International Association ISQEM as one of our Directors?

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Started by Wayne Harris May 7, 2011.

What do you think about new employment screening policy?

Here here to see my post regarding a hospital in Tennessee who will no longer hire any applicants who use tobacco products...Is this a common trend now…Continue

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Started by Tara Binkoski Apr 22, 2010.

Working with Dementia: Safe Work Practices for Caregivers

This six part video series is free to download for use in your safety presentations or click-through to YouTube for embed codes to post them on your website.…Continue

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Started by WorkSafeBC.com Dec 23, 2009.

Patient Lifts 3 Replies

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Started by Nona Hutcherson. Last reply by William Losefsky Nov 10, 2009.

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