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Assaults on Nurses

Read: Chicago Area Hospital Nurses: Workplace Violence Isn’t Routinely Reported, Tracked

Chicago Area Hospital Nurses: Workplace Violence Isn’t Routinely Reported, Tracked

One informal workplace violence survey found that one in three nurses were kicked or hit.

Read: Nurse Critically Stabbed in Parking Lot During Robbery Attempt

Nurse Critically Stabbed in Parking Lot During Robbery Attempt

A nurse at Newark’s University Hospital was stabbed in the abdomen during an attempted robbery when returning to her car.

Read: New Poll Finds Alarming Rates of Violence Against Nurses

New Poll Finds Alarming Rates of Violence Against Nurses

The poll found 68 percent have experienced at least one incident of violence in the past year while 20 percent have experienced nine or more.

Read: Mass. Hospital Makes Security Changes After Nurse Stabbed 11 Times

Mass. Hospital Makes Security Changes After Nurse Stabbed 11 Times

Additional metal detectors, security cameras and panic buttons have been installed throughout the hospital after the near-fatal stabbing of an ER nurse.

Read: Nurse Stabbed in Neck by Former Patient at Pa. Hospital

Nurse Stabbed in Neck by Former Patient at Pa. Hospital

The assailant snuck into a secured area behind a housekeeping staff member and stabbed the victim in the back of the neck.

Read: Assault of Healthcare Workers Becomes Felony in Utah

Assault of Healthcare Workers Becomes Felony in Utah

The new penalty for assaulting a healthcare professional is similar to the penalty for assaulting a police officer.

Read: CMS to Pull Funding to Kansas Hospital after Reported Rape

CMS to Pull Funding to Kansas Hospital after Reported Rape

The hospital plans to stay open despite the funding cuts.

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.

Read: Campus Safety’s Best Hospital Quotes

Campus Safety’s Best Hospital Quotes

Here are some of the best quotes Campus Safety has used relating to the hospital field.

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