Patient Safety and Healthcare Associated illness
It is an interdisciplinary field which emphasis on health and safety and welfare of the population at the workspace. This field is initially an abbreviation of occupational safety and health program. The main aim of occupational safety and health (OSH) is to develop safety and healthy work. It takes care of co-workers, family members, customers, and many other related groups of people who directly or indirectly get affected by the workspace environment. Healthcare-associated diseases are also called Healthcare-associated infections (HCAI). These are also referred to as “hospital infection”, an infection occurring in the patient during the progression of the health care facility or in hospital.