Power Strip Safety and Regulatory Compliance:
A Comprehensive Guide to Utilizing Power Strips in Healthcare Facilities
As the use of power strips in hospitals has become more widespread, their misapplication has also become increasingly prevalent. Incorrect use of power strips in healthcare facilities can result in citations, fines, or even patient injuries. This White Paper discusses the common mistakes made in using power strips in healthcare applications and introduces a methodology to promote safety and compliance. Moreover, this White Paper examines the most current codes and standards governing power strips in healthcare applications and the ways those codes and standards may impact your healthcare facility.