Are Root Cause Analyses (RCA) effective for preventing incident reoccurrences? – Safety & Performance Research Summaries

Two of many studies exploring Root Cause Analysis methodologies in healthcare and whether these investigations prevent repeat occurrences (sources in comments). Study 1 evaluated 21 studies and found: Despite RCAs and investigations being promoted under the guise of preventing reoccurrences, the authors state that “more recent studies do not confirm these findings” (p12),Based on this… … Continue reading Are Root Cause Analyses (RCA) effective for preventing incident reoccurrences? – Safety & Performance Research Summaries

“Free Respiratory Training Protection for Healthcare Workers is Available” #Healthcare

A short, self-paced online program preparing healthcare workers to use respiratory protection is available from AAOHN and satisfies the annual Federal OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard's (1910.134 CFR) training requirements. Designed by experts from AAOHN, AOHP and ANA with a NIOSH grant, this online training program prepares you and your staff for respiratory protection in the … Continue reading “Free Respiratory Training Protection for Healthcare Workers is Available” #Healthcare

This Will Be My Last Post For Awhile….

This will be my last post for awhile due to a recent divorce because "I lost my job".........Or so it was what I was told. I have no place to stay in order to have an address to obtain a job. The irony of it all is that I was in the running for several … Continue reading This Will Be My Last Post For Awhile….

On the Job Webinar Series – NFPA 70E – Thursday, May 31, 2012 1:00 PM CT

On the Job Webinar Series On the Job is a FREE online Webinar series designed to provide industry information and updates to help keep you informed about the latest trends affecting your business or organization. Industry experts and knowledgeable Grainger staff partner through On the Job to provide relevant solutions regarding some of the key … Continue reading On the Job Webinar Series – NFPA 70E – Thursday, May 31, 2012 1:00 PM CT