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Home Safety Council Company Profile

07:10 EDT 26th September 2017 | BioPortfolio

The Home Safety Council (HSC) is the only national non-profit organization solely dedicated to preventing home-related injuries that result in nearly 20,000 deaths and 21 million medical visits on average each year. Through national programs, partnerships and the support of volunteers, HSC educates people of all ages to be safer in and around their homes. The Home Safety Council is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization located in Washington, DC.


News Articles [1740 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

National Safety Council Recognizes 2017 Distinguished Service to Safety Award Honorees

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Safety Council honored five individuals with Distinguished Service to Safety Awards, the highest award the Council presents ...

National Safety Council Statement on President Trump Declaring the Opioid Crisis a National Emergency

ITASCA, Ill., Aug. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council commends President Trump for the decision to declare the opioid crisis a national emergency. We are in the midst of t...

Health Tip: Stay Safe on the Road

-- More than 400 people will die and another 48,400 will be injured seriously enough to require medicalattentionin car crashes duringany holiday weekend, the U.S. National Safety Council estimates. He...

Safety council: Motor vehicle deaths dip slightly in 2017

Preliminary data show U.S. motor vehicle deaths and injuries were down slightly in the first six months of 2017, although they were still significantly higher than they were two years ago, the Nationa...

Health Tip: Stair Safety For Older People

-- Some elderly people are at heightened risk for falling, especially at home. Six of 10 falls occur within the home -- often due to lax stair safety, the National Institute on Aging says. The agency ...

Health Tip: Practice Drowning Prevention at Home

-- Drowning can happen most anywhere, even in a small amount of water. The National Safety Council advises parents to: Supervise children when they are near water, including the bath. Empty sources o...

Perception of nursing home safety varies by employee type

(HealthDay)—Perceptions of safety culture vary widely among nursing home staff members, according to a study published online Aug. 28 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Health Tip: Inspect Your Child's Playground

-- While playground safety has come a long way in the past few decades, there are still many potential hazards. Here's what to watch for, courtesy of the U.S. National Safety Council: Ground surfaces...

PubMed Articles [2479 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Safety Risks Among Home Infusion Nurses and Other Home Health Care Providers.

In the United States, home health care (HHC) is a rapidly growing industry and home infusion therapy is a rapidly growing market. HHC can present substantial occupational safety and health (OSH) risks...

Modelizing home safety as experienced by people with mental illness.

As more individuals with mental disorders now live in the community and as the custodial care housing model has shifted to supported housing, home safety has become a rising issue, however, not well d...

An In-Home Advanced Robotic System to Manage Elderly Home-Care Patients' Medications: A Pilot Safety and Usability Study.

We examined the safety profile and usability of an integrated advanced robotic device and telecare system to promote medication adherence for elderly home-care patients.

A psychometric evaluation of the Chinese version of the Nursing Home Survey On Patient Safety Culture.

To test the psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture scale (NHSPSC) among staff in long-term care facilities.

Medication errors in home care: a qualitative focus group study.

To explore registered nurses' experiences of medication errors and patient safety in home care.

Clinical Trials [1539 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

HotShOT: Home Safety Occupational Therapy

The purpose of this research study is to examine home safety and fall risk for patients who have undergone hip replacement surgery. The investigators want to know whether evaluating home s...

Home Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism

The best management in selected patients of pulmonary Embolism (PE) should be at home. The efficacy and safety treatment´s at home versus at hospital should be similar and quality of life...

Home Safety Clinical Trial for Alzheimer's Disease

The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness of a new multimodal educational intervention to improve home safety for persons with dementia of the Alzheimer's type and their home ...

Safety Study of Home Oxygen Therapy for Children With Acute Bronchiolitis

Home oxygen therapy is considered an appropriate and relatively safe option for children with chronic respiratory problems such as chronic lung disease of prematurity, but the use of home ...

An Evaluation of Home-Based Telemedicine Services

Tele-home health care, which providers for video interactions between home-based veterans and home care nurses, is a potentially useful adjunct to home care services. However, few randomiz...

Companies [2117 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Home Safety Council

The Home Safety Council (HSC) is the only national non-profit organization solely dedicated to preventing home-related injuries that result in nearly 20,000 deaths and 21 million medical visits on ave...

National Safety Council

The National Safety Council (www.nsc.org) saves lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads through leadership, research, education...

National Aging in Place Council

The National Aging in Place Council (NAIPC) is a trade association of service providers dedicated to working together to help aging persons live a healthy and comfortable life at ...

AAM Biosimilars Council

The Biosimilars Council, a division of the Association for Accessible Medicines (AAM), works to ensure a positive environment for patient access to biosimilar medicines. The Biosi...

Australian Health and Safety Training

Australian Health and Safety Training (AHST) is a Registered Training Organisation providing first aid training for Industry, professional groups and individuals nationally. In 2005, we were appointe...

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