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Read: Hollywood Presbyterian Fined After Nurse Dies of COVID-19

Hollywood Presbyterian Fined After Nurse Dies of COVID-19

Staff say the nurse entered a COVID patient’s room while only wearing a surgical mask and was in the room for at least 30 minutes.

Read: 3 Workplace Violence Levels and How to Address Them

3 Workplace Violence Levels and How to Address Them

Early signs of workplace violence or workplace bullying can include intimidating behavior, verbal abuse, or changes in typical behavior patterns.

Read: Joint Commission: 7 Ways to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare Without Adding Security

Joint Commission: 7 Ways to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare Without Adding Security

Implementing certain policies and procedures at your hospital can make a big impact on workplace violence prevention efforts.

Univ. of Hawaii Cited for Lab Safety After Explosion

The safety citations are a response to a lab explosion earlier this year.

Read: Detroit Hospital Fined for Inadequate Security

Detroit Hospital Fined for Inadequate Security

The fine document outlined security shortfalls at the hospital and made recommendations for improving staff and patient safety.

How to Create a Successful Patient Watch Program

Appropriate staffing, training, collaboration and contract language are just some of the steps that will ensure the safety of patients, clinicians and security officers.

Read: Mitigating Workplace Violence at Ambulatory Care Sites

Mitigating Workplace Violence at Ambulatory Care Sites

Healthcare organizations often overlook the security needs of freestanding clinics and offices. These best practices will help you address the risks.

Read: OSHA Issues Hazard Alert Letter to Boston Hospital

OSHA Issues Hazard Alert Letter to Boston Hospital

The letter comes as the nurse’s union calls for improved hospital security.

Minn. Department of Human Services Fined $63,000 by OSHA

The OSHA decision comes after more than five months of investigation into hospital policies and procedures.

2 Mass. Hospitals Praised in Federal Workplace Violence Report

The report applauded the two hospitals’ approaches to workplace safety and emergency preparedness.

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