Risk Management – Manual

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This manual is ideal for caregivers within senior living communities who need professionally trained on risk management and best practices. Topics in this manual range from resident safety issues to loss prevention strategies, this comprehensive manual explores various approaches to reducing risk.

This manual is included in our Risk Management certification program, also available for purchase, and includes our companion exam.

Risk Management Table of Contents

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Table of Contents
Introduction- 1
Who Should Read This Book? – 1
What Will the Reader Learn? – 2
Chapter One: An Overview of Risk Management – 3
Learning Objectives 4 What Is Risk Management? – 5
Ten Risk-Management Strategies – 7
A Typical Risk-Management Scenario – 10
Communicating With Your Insurance Company – 14
Self-Check Questions – 16
Chapter Two: Managing Resident Responsibility – 19
Learning Objectives – 20
Shared Risk – 21
Creating a Shared-Risk Agreement – 24
Three Common Causes of Resident Incidents – 27
Responding to Resident Abuse – 31
Self-Check Questions – 34
Chapter Three: Managing Employee Incidents – 37
Learning Objectives – 38
Workers’ Compensation – 39
Preventing Employee Accidents – 41
Reporting Employee Job-Related Injuries and Illnesses – 44
Getting Employees Back to Work – 48
Promoting Employee Safety – 54
Self-Check Questions – 58
Chapter Four: Reporting and Investigating Incidents – 61
Learning Objectives – 62
Reporting Incidents – 63
Investigating Incidents 69
Writing an Investigation Summary – 74
Follow-up: Avoiding Recurrences – 80
Self-Check Questions – 85
Chapter Five: The Community Safety Committee – 87
Learning Objectives – 88
An Overview of the Safety Committee – 89
Monthly Safety Rounds – 93
Trending and Analysis of Incident Reports – 102
Safety Committee Recommendations – 106
Self-Check Questions – 109
Chapter Six: OSHA – 111
Learning Objectives – 112
An Overview of OSHA – 113
Hazardous Substances – 117
Bloodborne Pathogens – 119
Standard Precautions for Infection Control – 121
Transmission-Based Precautions – 124
Hepatitis B – 125
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) – 127
Managing a Post-Exposure Situation – 128
Tuberculosis Control Program – 129
Cleaning and Disinfecting – 131
Community & Building Safety – 135
Self-Check Questions – 140
Appendix A: Answers to Self-Check Questions – 143
Appendix B: Useful Risk Management Forms – 147
Appendix C: OSHA Hazard Label Pictograms – 173

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Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 11 × 2 in

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