Survey on Healthcare Hazard Control Responsibilities, Practice and Analysis
Healthcare is one of the fastest growing sectors of the US economy, employing over 12 million workers with women representing about 80% of the healthcare workforce. Rates of occupational injury to healthcare workers have risen over the past decade. Safety issues facing by the organizations include back injuries, slips and falls, laser hazards, chemical exposures, biological hazards, workplace violence, and community safety issues. A cause of accident is a result of hazard. A careless or uncontrolled hazard results in a major accident or a minor hazard. Now- a- days; orientation, training, education has been dine as a record for documentation. This kind of activity results in poor knowledge in job and hazard. The objective of this paper is to know about the responsibility of an individual based on leadership approach to be carried out in an organization, their work practice of effective management along with hazard control analysis and job hazard analysis (JHA), also called a job safety analysis (JSA), a technique to identify the dangers of specific tasks in order to reduce the risk of injury to workers. This promotes to know what the hazards are; reduce or eliminate them before anyone gets hurt. Also impacts on both overt and covert cultures of organization. This helps the organization to maintain revenues, minimize losses, serve communities and meet regularities and accreditation requirements.
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