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Safety

  1. 1. Emergency Management System
  2. 2. • CODE BLUE - Medical Emergency – Cardiac / Respiratory Arrest• CODE RED - Fire• CODE GREY - Severe Weather• CODE BLACK - Bomb /Bomb Threat• CODE PINK - Infant/Child Abduction• CODE YELLOW - Disaster – Mass Casualty• CODE WHITE - Security Alert – Violence / Hostage• CODE ORANGE - Hazardous Materials Spill• ***Healthcare personnel frequently respond to emergency situations or events in their facilities.• Standardized codes make responses faster no matter the location.
  3. 3. • FIRE SAFETY (CODE RED)• Your response to a CODE RED should be:• R – Rescue patients immediately from the fire or smoke area• A – Pull the ALARM station and give the location over the radio• C – Contain the smoke or fire by closing all doors to rooms and corridors• E – Extinguish the fire (when safe to do so) or Evacuate
  4. 4. • Proper use of a Fire Extinguisher is:• P – Pull the pin• A – Aim at the base of the fire• S – Squeeze the handle• S – Sweep from side to side
  5. 5. • Communicate with co-workers during a fire or fire drill.• Always participate in Fire Drills in your department.• Know the location of exits, pull stations and fire extinguishers.• Keep the hallways clear of equipment and clutter.
  6. 6. • Staff should: Always wear your NAME BADGE visible above the waist• Secure your personal valuables and keys• Never disclose access codes to unauthorized persons• Report suspicious persons/behaviors to Security and/or Facilities• Use the in-house radios or call 966-7232 for SFMC Security
  7. 7. • Employee Right to Know – You have the right to know what hazardous chemicals are in your work area and how to protect yourself against them• MSDS – Material Safety Data Sheets (number is located on the telephone)• Call 800-451-8346 any time to access the MSDS Hotline provided by 3E Company• Employees should clean up small spills and report large spills to their manager and Facilities.
  8. 8. • OSHA cites Back Injury as the #1 workplace safety problem.• Back Injuries are: – Painful – Long term /lifetime disability – Expensive to diagnose and treat•• Back Injuries are the Result of: – Poor posture – Poor conditioning – Tension and Stress – Aging and Disease – Impact Trauma – Repetitive Trauma – Incorrect Lifting• Report all injuries on an EMPLOYEE ACCIDENT OR EXPOSURE REPORT.
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