In order to ensure the safety of all patients, visitors,
employees, and members of the Provider Staff, this
organization is committed to compliance with all State and
Federal regulations governing employee safety and health. A
comprehensive Safety and OSHA manual is maintained.
We have developed an appropriate plan for the education and
protection of employees regarding workplace hazards,
including blood borne pathogens and other health
industry-specific precautions, for the safe use of medical
gases, and for the use of personal protective equipment.
Implementation of the plan and monitoring of adherence to the
safety principles which form the foundation for the plan are
the responsibility of the owner and may be administered by a
It is recognized that this organization is subject to natural
and man-made disasters, appropriate materials are available
to guide employees in dealing with such events including
instruction on the safest method of evacuating personnel and
patients from the facility should the need arise.
Finally, access to care for disabled Americans is assured
through legislative mandates as well as being a major concern
to all facets of the medical industry. We are committed to
providing care to all of our patients in the most
compassionate manner possible and has adopted the American
Medical Association guide to the Americans with Disabilities
1. All employees will be trained in universal precautions at
the time of employment; such training will be updated on
an annual basis.
2. The Safety Committee is responsible for education at
employee meetings to assure that disaster drills are
carried out on a regular basis, consistent with the
standards of the accreditation agencies, and that
quarterly safety inspections are conducted.
Non-employee visitors who expect to spend more than 15
minutes performing contracted or other non-employee
duties at our site are required to complete an
Independent Contractor Confidentiality Consent/Agreement
advising of the potential presence of contaminated
medical or hazardous waste and the requirement of
confidentiality regarding privileged patient information.
3. A file of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) will be
maintained; all employees will be apprised of the
particular hazards of any new materials.
Approved By Governing Board