Nursing here in the US is so much concerned about patient safety, primarily because of legislations and recommendations of Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization as well as CMS and Medicare.
Patient safety includes prevention from falls. Safety of patients when getting medications. Safety of patients when they are handled by healthcare professionals. It also includes safety from outside/external influences etc.
and almost a whole lot more, which everything you do and move you do, plan to do… With all this helps the nurse