Safe Environment Of Care

Publication Date: October 1, 2018

Key takeaways

Perioperative personnel should take precautions to:
• mitigate hazards that can lead to OR fires;
• prevent occupational injuries caused by slips, trips, and falls; and
• reduce the risks associated with the use of chemicals.
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Overview

Title

Safe Environment Of Care

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

October 1, 2018

Document Type

Guideline

External Publication Status

Published

Country of Publication

US

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adolescent, Adult, Child, Infant, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Hospital, Operating and recovery room

Intended Users

Surgical technologist, nurse, medical techologist technician, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant

Scope

Prevention, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D004777 - Environment

Keywords

safe environment