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could also have a first-


responders appreciation day where you have your local authorities come to your center, serve hotdogs and burgers, and have a meet-and-greet,” he adds. “Those guys will not refuse food.” Noseworthy’s ASC hosts a big bar-


becue in the parking lot every summer with a pop-up canopy and a caterer and invites the local police and fire depart- ments. “The fire department brings out the SWAT team and fire trucks, and it gives my staff a connection with those guys. If you do not have the budget for a barbecue, you could ask your staff to bring a dish and do a potluck.” A smaller ASC could even reach


out to a larger ASC and contact its safety officer, Bland says. “People in my position are always willing to help and get them in touch with the local authorities,” he says.


site and many other good model plans on the web,” Bland says. “Being a freestanding ASC, you


“You could also hire consultants, or


you can create your own plan. There’s a great emergency management tool kit on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) web


learn to function without a lot of extra resources and meet the needs of your patient population,” Dixon says. “But when it comes to a major disaster, you definitely cannot do it alone. Establish- ing relationships with your local author- ities beforehand always pays off.” It is also important for all ASC administrators to reach out to their local authorities and let them know that they value their information and appreciate their services, Noseworthy says. “It is a two-sided coin. You let your local authorities know that you value them, and by getting your local police and fire departments’ help, you let your employees know that you value them.”


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