Personal Safety

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Safety: Avoiding Surgery's Aches and Pains

Take steps to protect surgical team members from workplace risks.

Posted 11/14/19 | Teresa Boynton, MS, OTR, CSPHP | Post a comment

Who's Looking Out for the Providers?

You owe it to your team to reduce the risks of slips, trips and back strains.

Posted 09/27/19 | Jared Bilski | Post a comment

5 Ways to Slash Sharps Injuries

Take a proactive approach to protect surgeons and staff from sticks and cuts.

Posted 09/27/19 | Outpatient Surgery Editors | Post a comment

Focus on the Fundamentals Of Radiation Safety

Understanding the principles of time, distance and shielding will limit your team's exposure risks.

Posted 09/27/19 | Michael J. Bohan, BS | 1 comment

Spread the Word About Surgical Smoke Safety

My evacuation success story could guide efforts to clear the OR air in your facility.

Posted 09/27/19 | Andrea Dyer, MSN, RN | Post a comment

Ergonomics in the OR: Protecting Your Surgeons

Limit your physicians' risk of suffering career-threatening injuries from the physical strain of surgery.

Posted 09/11/19 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | Post a comment

Employee Safety: Banding Together to Breathe Easier

Nurses at Baptist Hospital took the lead in eliminating surgical smoke from the ORs.

Posted 09/11/19 | Adam Taylor | Post a comment

Surgical Smoke: A Blueprint for Legislative Success

Two states now protect OR workers from surgical smoke. Could yours be next?

Posted 07/18/19 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Safety: 4 Common Firefighting Mistakes OR Staff Make

Lessons learned from 1,000 fire drills I've conducted in surgical facilities.

Posted 06/19/19 | Anthony Riehl, CFI, CESI | 4 comments

Keep Your OR Team Comfortable

The physical demands of surgery can wear down your doctors and staff.

Posted 05/16/19 | Joe Paone | 1 comment

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