Workers on the frontlines in the medical industry know the dangers associated with the job and the need for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in all situations. The following are some helpful PPE guidelines your healthcare staff should be following:
Slip and fall accidents are a serious public health problem, especially in the healthcare industry. According to statistics, a large portion of slip and fall victims are hospital patients and residents of long-term care facilities. Slip and fall accidents cost upwards of hundreds of thousands of dollars. They can cause serious injuries, and even death.
As a healthcare worker, you’re probably dealing with a number of unpleasant fluids on a regular basis. You might work in a neonatal unit, the ICU, a stand-alone emergency room, or even for a home healthcare service, but chances are there are plenty of ways your uniform can get dirty or stained during your shift.