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Deliverable Length: 2-3 pages
Details: Jones Memorial, like most healthcare organizations, must provide reports to governmental and accrediting agencies regarding its activities.

Write a paper summarizing the role of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Joint Commission Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Use the Library and web resources to investigate the role of OSHA and JCAHO in protecting patients and workers.

The paper should include the following information:

history of each organization
description of what each organization does
explanation of how these organizations ensure the safety of patients and workers

Objective: Explain factors relevant to quality of care, reducing and controlling hazards and risks, preventing accidents and injuries, and maintaining safe workplace conditions.

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The response addresses the queries posted in 908 words with references.

//Before writing about the functions of healthcare organizations which are included in this analysis,, i.e. are Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Joint Commission Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), it is essential to have knowledge about their history So, first we would write about the history of the organization.//

History of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is an organization of the U. S Department of Labor. It was established by Congress of the U. S beneath the Occupational Safety and Health Act in 1970. Mission of this healthcare organization is to put off occupational illnesses, injuries and job-related fatal accidents. The organization creates and enforces some regulations that are called standards for safety related to workplace and wellbeing of people in terms of their health (Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 2009). It is headed by a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor. The organization was earlier criticized due to its burdensome rules, but after some time, it has changed its rules. The organization has eliminated some of the inconsistent rules as a part of its scrutinizing process and changed its regulations that fit according to the department of labor of U.S.

History of Joint Commission Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)

Joint Commission Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations is a non- profit organization of the U.S that works ...

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