One of the many outcomes from the September 11, 2001 Trade Center attacks was the realization there is no standard language used among hospitals, emergency responders, smaller providers like ambulatory and surgical centers. Today, federal regulations standardize practice among agencies who follow the protocols. Continue Reading Inside Incident Command: what healthcare organizations aren’t doing that puts lives at risk
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“Decontamination is one of those things that we regularly train our emergency department staff on and they’re well prepared to handle these kinds of situations,” said Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Spokesperson Joy Alexiou. Continue Reading Hospital helipad contaminated after hazmat situation
Take a look at your keyboard and ask yourself, “When is the last time I cleaned that?” If the answer is “never”, grab an alcohol wipe and tidy up. Your fingers — and your health — will thank you. Use these additional tips to keep your body healthy. Continue Reading Tips for wellness
Before the summer gets too hot, use these tips to prevent unexpected breakdowns. You’ll save yourself a lot of time, money, and sweat. Continue Reading Avoid auto breakdowns and dangers this summer
Falling while you’re cleaning the gutters or hanging a picture, or at work in the line of duty, represents a huge risk of injury. OSHA can become involved if incidents are severe and insurance and medical payments can quickly get out of hand. Continue Reading Preventing falls at home and work
What would happen if you were displaced from your home during a natural disaster? Use this checklist to plan and practice for this important what-if scenario. Continue Reading Are you prepared?
Vantage Point Consulting will be on-site at the 2018 Spring Conference on May 4, 2018. This year’s conference is at the Ritz Charles, 12156 N Meridian Street, Carmel, IN 46032. Continue Reading Registration open for 2018 IFASC spring conference and tradeshow
Healthcare administrators and providers in Indiana District 5 can register now for four classes being held in June at Riverview Health in Noblesville. Courses include Long Term Care, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, and Home Health & Hospice. Continue Reading VPC holds Practice Specific Incident Command course for Dist. 5
Use this checklist to start a basic, detailed plan to prepare your office or organization for an active shooter situation. Continue Reading What should you be doing to prepare for an active shooter?
The 2018 Indiana Safety and Health Conference & Expo is coming up March 12-14. Vantage Point Consulting will be there with exclusive discounts, offers, and a Yeti cooler giveaway. Continue Reading Vantage Point Consulting will be on-site at Indiana Safety and Health Conference & Expo