Emergency Management and Security/Workplace Violence. To every patient, every time, we will provide the care that we would want for our own loved ones. Health, healing and hope. Emergency Management Safety and Security Is The Responsibility Of All GBMC Employees.
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To every patient, every time, we will provide the care that we would want for our own loved ones.
Health, healing and hope.
Safety and Security Is The Responsibility Of All GBMC Employees
This course explains how the GBMC “All Hazards” Emergency
Operations Plan is developed, what is included in GBMC emergency preparedness planning ,and how employees of GBMC can prepare themselves to follow the GBMC Emergency Operations Plan in the event of a disaster or a high risk situation.
GBMC Emergency Operations Plan: The Joint Commission (TJC) requires healthcare facilities to have a current Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) and an ongoing process to prepare and train employees to that plan. The GBMC Emergency Operations Plan and associated annex’s located on the Info-Web contains all procedures for responding to incidents such as:
The GBMC “All Hazard” Emergency Operation Plan and associated annexs include the required six critical areas needed to address any emergency regardless of cause or hazard. Those six critical areas are:
○Communication – maintaining communication.
○Resources and Assets – access to needed supplies and
support during an emergency.
○Safety and Security – maintaining a safe and secure
environment for patients, staff and visitors.
○Utilities Management – supply uninterrupted power to
critical life support systems.
○Clinical and support activities – address the needs of
clients during extreme conditions.
○Staff management – reporting, austere care, labor pools.
Code Yellow: The Emergency code used to notify staff of an emergency/disaster is Code Yellow. GBMC requires that sufficient personnel, supplies and equipment be present to allow the continuation of critical services, to protect the safety and well being of GBMC patients and community, and provide appropriate safe care to our patients during an emergency/disaster.
Attempt to stop the abductor/elopement if safe to do so. If not, attempt to follow abductor/elopement at a safe distance and obtain a good description and route of travel. Provide this information to the Security Department.