Faculty of Nursing is committed to protecting all patients, students, staff, and faculty by ensuring safety and infection control standards. These standards and requirements include, among others, workforce training, clinic inspections, policies, procedure manuals, immunizations, and event reporting. The department’s Health and Safety Program specifically addresses topics such as Bloodborne Pathogens, Exposure Control/Protocol, CPR, Hazard Communication, Asbestos and Infection Control.
Workforce members are individually responsible for completing required training and following all policies and procedures applicable to their individual roles in the Faculty of Nursing. Faculty Leaders (Chairs, Administrators, Directors, Managers, and Supervisors) are responsible for demonstrating understanding of health and safety standards and requirements, policies and procedures, and potential risk areas. Faculty Leaders are also responsible for providing staff, students and faculty with appropriate departmental/clinic training targeted at health and safety as it pertains to the employee’s job responsibilities. All workforce members are responsible for reporting events, including near misses, so the Faculty can appropriately respond to current incidents and prevent potentially unsafe or hazardous situations in the future.
If you have questions about the Health and Safety Program, please contact one of the following:
Maral Murat, the faculty supervisor of the Faculty of Health and Safety at [email protected]