Staff & agency wear badges?

Staff know how to handle a disruptive patient or visitor?

Medication carts/drawers are locked when unattended?

There are no unsecure medications at bedside or on top of carts?

Staff personal items are stored appropriately (i.e. no purses, backpacks in public areas, nurses station)?

Storage cabinets closed when not in use?

Patient information is not in public view?

Sensitive areas are secure:


Medical Records

Medication room(s)

Storage/supply room(s)

HR/Employee Health files

Electrical/Mechanical rooms & panels

Additional Comments

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.