Welcome to your Fire, Falls and Other Hazards In-Service The safest place to work is in healthcare. True. False. Each year, about 8500 Americans above the age of 65 die of: Alzheimer's disease. Slips and falls. Malpractice. Fires. If you are helping a patient and he/she begins to fall, you should: Hold on tightly so he/she doesn't fall. Call 911. Ease him/her to the flood gently. Leave him/her and get help. If a patient falls, you should get him/her up and to a more comfortable spot. True False Since many patients have foot problems, loose slip-on shoes are best. True. False. Which of the following changes can be made to the home environment to prevent falls? Remove loose throw rugs. Non-slip strips of mats in the bathroom. Use night lights in dark areas. All of the above. The most common source of electrical shock is worn frayed electrical cords. True. False. Patients on oxygen should be allowed to listen to music on a small electrical radio. True. False. Patients on oxygen should be allowed to listen to music on a small electrical radio. True. False. Mixing bleach and ammonia together makes a very good household cleaner. True. False. The R in the word RACE stands for: Race for the door. Run to get help. Rescue Patients. React quickly. Time is Up!