Utility Failures Toolkit

Published: 01/11/2024

  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

Utility failures are a major concern for health care and can cause substantial harm to patients, staff, and facilities. Threats include infrastructure damage due to natural disasters and other incidents, planned outages to relieve stress on services or prevent other hazards, and malicious acts such as physical and cyber sabotage. Utility failures can have a cascading effect, a failure of one utility may put pressure on the capacity of others. Additionally, more than one utility may fail simultan

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