Month: November 2020

HIPPA Violation

The Dangers of a HIPPA Violation

If you manage a healthcare facility, you have to take HIPPA into account. HIPPA is the Health insurance Portability and Accountability Act. It requires that all facilities and providers have safeguards to protect health information. What Are the Effects of a HIPPA Violation? Not only can you face lawsuits due to HIPPA violations, but you could also face fines and penalties from $100 to $50,000....
Construction Sites

Scaffolding Safety on Construction Sites

On any construction jobsite where workers use scaffolding, safety has to be a high priority at all times. Rushing through the process of setting up scaffolding or improper training can result in a serious accident. Here some important things that you should know about making sure that scaffolds are safe. Train Workers Thoroughly Project managers and supervisors need to take responsibility for...
Nursing Home

Top 3 Activates That Present Nursing Home Fall Risk

Those who care for the elderly and disabled in nursing homes know all too well how devastating a fall can be for their residents. Keeping patients safe while providing adequate and compassionate care is a balancing act, so it’s important to keep in mind the three activities most likely to result in injurious falls. Physical and Occupational Therapy Sessions Allied healthcare professionals like...
Workplace Violence

3 Ways to Avoid Workplace Violence

Unfortunately, workplace violence is a fast-growing problem for many businesses worldwide. However, violence while at work can be prevented and reduced when employers and employees are more educated about the subject. Here are three ways you can avoid workplace violence within your company. Offer Preventative Training Violence can lead to many other company problems if not handled properly....