Healthcare Departments

Performing Rigid Container Testing

October 11, 2018

By Nancy Chobin, RN, AAS, ACSP, CSPM, CFER

Q:  We were recently cited for not performing rigid container testing. We have not heard of this test. Can you advise what this is and why this is needed?

Sink Traps are Surprising Source of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in ICU

October 7, 2018

During a nationwide outbreak of healthcare-associated infections of an antibiotic-resistant bacteria, an Israeli hospital traced repeated infections of patients in its intensive care unit (ICU) to an unexpected source--sink traps, according to a study published today in Infection Control & Ho

AOHP Recognizes 2018 Award Winners

September 28, 2018

The Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP) announces the winners of its annual recognition program for leaders and innovators in the field of occupational health in healthcare.