Emergency Room Violence

Read: Solving Your Emergency Department’s Security Challenges

Solving Your Emergency Department’s Security Challenges

Following healthcare security industry guidelines, providing training and developing threat assessment teams are just some of the ways you can protect your hospitals ED.

Read: Man with Gun Outside Wisconsin ER Fatally Shot by Police

Man with Gun Outside Wisconsin ER Fatally Shot by Police

When the officers arrived, they found the suspect carrying a handgun near the emergency room.

Read: UC Davis Health Nurses Protest Over Lax Security

UC Davis Health Nurses Protest Over Lax Security

The nurses claim UC Davis, UCLA and UC San Francisco haven’t developed comprehensive workplace violence prevention plans, which are required by CAL OSHA.

Read: Workplace Violence Prevention Plans Mandatory at All Calif. Hospitals

Workplace Violence Prevention Plans Mandatory at All Calif. Hospitals

The new mandate requires all acute-care hospitals and skilled-nursing facilities in California to have comprehensive workplace violence prevention plans.

Read: Delnor Hospital (Ill.) Hostage Situation Leads to Death of Forensic Patient

Delnor Hospital (Ill.) Hostage Situation Leads to Death of Forensic Patient

Tywon Salters had held a nurse hostage inside Delnor Hospital for nearly five hours.

Read: Rhode Island Hospital Lockdown Follows Emergency Department Fight

Rhode Island Hospital Lockdown Follows Emergency Department Fight

A triple shooting at a nearby club prompted a large group of visitors to enter the facility.

Read: Patient Claiming to Have HIV Throws Blood on Security Officers

Patient Claiming to Have HIV Throws Blood on Security Officers

The officers were treated at the hospital and given antibiotics.

Read: Pitt. Woman Charged After Assaulting 3 Officers in Hospital

Pitt. Woman Charged After Assaulting 3 Officers in Hospital

The woman is accused of assaulting or attempting to assault hospital police, university police and city police in the incident.

Toddler Shot by Mother’s Gun in Miss. Emergency Room

Mother had gun in her purse despite weapons not being allowed in the hospital.

Toddler Shot by Mother’s Gun in Miss. Emergency Room

Mother had gun in her purse despite weapons not being allowed in the hospital.

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