Upcoming Events


April 1: WSHSC Elaine Carty Performance Improvement Award and Lew Brown Memorial Safety Award Nominations Due

Friday, February 28, 2020 (Kaiser Permanente Teleconference) 9am-12pm

Canceled: Thursday, April 30, 2020 (Webinar) 8am-0930 am

  • Safety Spotlight:  Lessons Learned from Evacuating A Hospital- the Sonoma Experience

Friday, July 31, 2020 (Web based) 8am-12 noon

  • General Wellness Check 
  • Department of Health Surveys 
  • Respiratory Protection Program 
  • DOH Licensure Survey Updates 

Friday, October 30, 2020 Swedish Medical Center Locations + Skype 8-10 am


AWARD INFORMATION!! Nominations are being accepted for the Lew Brown Memorial Award and the Elaine Carty Performance Improvement Award. Please take 30 minutes to complete the attached documents to 1) brag and report on your successful EOC program and 2) recognize someone who has contributed toward healthcare safety. If you can’t complete either of these forms, then you need to attend our Washington State Healthcare Safety Council programs to increase your knowledge and networking! Start thinking about it now – the deadline is April 1. We know there are outstanding programs out there in need of recognition. The winner of the Lew Brown Award will receive a plaque and $100 cash award and is invited to become a member of the Board of the WSHSC. The winner of the Elaine Carty Award will receive a plaque and a $500 cash award. Submit a nomination and get the credit and possible award they deserve!