• How to Protect Your Facility by Having Third Party Contracts in Place

    Monday June 2, 2014

    Every contract has risks that must be reviewed from the perspective of protecting your entity and assets. This document is designed to provide you with guidelines and tools to help you manage those risks and to consider the regulatory and liability implications from contracted services.

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  • Adult Portable Bed Handles Recalled by Bed Handles Inc.

    Tuesday June 3, 2014

    Adult Portable Bed Handles Recalled by Bed Handles Inc. Due to Entrapment and Strangulation Hazards; Three Deaths Reported


    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Bed Handles Inc., of Blue Springs, Mo., are announcing the voluntary recall of about 113,000 adult portable bed handles. When attached to an adult's bed without the use of safety retention straps, the handle can shift out of place creating a dangerous gap between the bed handle and the side of the mattress. This poses a serious risk of entrapment, strangulation and

    Three women died after becoming entrapped between the mattress and the bed handles. They include an elderly woman, age unknown, who died in an Edina, Minn. assisted living facility; a 41-year-old disabled woman who died in a Renton, Wash. adult family home; and an 81-year-old woman who died in a Vancouver, Wash. managed care facility.

    The recall involves adult portable bed handles sold by Bed Handles Inc. from 1994 through 2007 that do not have safety retention straps to secure the bed handle to the bed frame to keep the bed handle from shifting out of place and creating a dangerous gap. Recalled models include the Original Bedside Assistant® (BA10W), the Travel Handles™ (BA11W) which is sold as a set of two bed handles, and the Adjustable Bedside Assistant® (AJ1).

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  • Cyber and Privacy Liability Insurance

    Thursday June 12, 2014

    Cyber and Privacy Liability Insurance provides coverage when data is breached within your business. Traditional insurance policies such as property and general liability generally have gaps which may not cover losses from a data breach at your organization. This article will introduce you to cyber and privacy liability insurance and examples of coverage that it may provide.

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