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Distracted driving 4014

I will become a less distracted driver by NOT texting while I am driving. And not doing any other tasks while driving.  I will either set my phone on do not disturb or put my phone in the back of the car while I drive.  

Added by kiki.zambelli Blog My Safety Commitment 08/26/2021
No N95, Lack of PPE 3726

I have spoken to our union representatives on the lack of small N95 masks, suspension of fit testing with subpar N 95 masks, use of "shared" respirators, and no clear FDA advisement of "cleaning" used  N95 masks for 5 uses.  I have emailed our union legal counsel,  i have asked for cleaned masks, i have purchased my own Honeywell N100 along with several ...

Added by pnorthbrown Blog My Safety Commitment 06/13/2020
Safety 3636

Since I am no longer working outside the home, I have been able to keep my house cleaner. I have also been able to enforce washing hands for me and my kids on a regularly basis. 

Added by Kathylarsen3120 Blog My Safety Commitment 03/28/2020
Safety 3478

I will commit to increasing my working knowledge of work place violence prevention recommendations from the EPA and actively instill these recomendations into my work place and share this resource with my fellow ASPAN colleagues.

Added by E Card Blog My Safety Commitment 10/19/2019
Distracted Driving 3443

My goal is to be more present and less distracted while driving!

Added by EMWMenzel Blog My Safety Commitment 10/05/2019
Safe Patient Handling 3432

I will use Safe Patient Handling equipment EVERY TIME it is necessary.

Added by hoffjessica Blog My Safety Commitment 10/01/2019
Sleep Commitment 3256

My commitment is focused on sleep hygiene.  I will get no less than 8 hours of sleep every day of the week for 3 months.  My hours will be 9pm to 6am.  I will journal my thoughts, feelings, goals, and ideas along the way.  Any takers? 

Added by Mike Goss Blog My Safety Commitment 04/01/2019
safety 3236

I will slow down and think "is this safe" before starting a task

Added by Shutchison Blog My Safety Commitment 03/22/2019
Driving Safety 3200

I commit to not texting while driving.  I will designate someone in my care if available to manage my phone.  I will identify 2 other ways I can improve driving safety in my habits.

Added by qcfirenurse Blog My Safety Commitment 03/13/2019
Texting while driving 3187

I commit to save texting until I am at a safe location - not in the car.

Added by DBopp Blog My Safety Commitment 03/08/2019

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I commit!
by RNGabby on Safety
I commit to this challenge.
by RNGabby on Safety
Even if it is more time consuming or requires grabbing more equipment I have to do it to keep myself injury free.
I will commit to turning off my phone while driving. There are many times that I think it is okay to send a quick reply. This is too dangerous especially when there are other passengers in the vehicle. Safety should be first hand commitment for the safety of myself and passengers alike.
My first goal for Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation.  Time to work on bad habits.