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Frontline hospital workers and the worker safety/patient safety nexus.
Sokas R; Braun B; Chenven L; Cloonan P; Fagan K; Hemphill RR; Hogan E; Storey E
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2013 Apr; 39(4):185-192
A day-long workshop was held in October 2012 to explore whether and how frontline health care workers affect patient safety and how they experience safety in their work settings. This report provides actions for hospitals to take in addressing the interrelated issues of patient safety and worker safety.
Health-care; Health-care-personnel; Medical-personnel; Safety-measures; Safety-practices; Safety-programs; Medical-facilities; Workers; Work-environment
Rosemary Sokas, Department of Human Science, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies, Washington, DC
Issue of Publication
Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety
DC; IL; NY; MI; MD; WV
Johns Hopkins University
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division