North Carolina University affiliated WakeMed Health and Hospitals of Raleigh, N.C., succeeds in keeping its patients and staff safe and secure by staying true to the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics and blending electronic security systems with a focus on customer service.
When a fire broke out on the 22nd floor of a Cook County office building in the heart of Chicago on Oct. 17, 2003, no one could have imagined that following established procedures would result in the deaths of six workers.
When a disturbing note was discovered in a high school restroom, the Peters Township School District of McMurray, Pa., responded by putting the campus’ safety preparedness plans and procedures into action.
Experience has shown that multidisciplinary assessment teams more accurately evaluate threats than individuals doing evaluations on their own. Creating this type of panel is one significant step your campus can take to avert disasters.
As the technology behind less lethal weaponry improves, campus safety professionals are faced with a growing number of options to consider. In this Campus Safety exclusive, the Florida Gulf Coast University Weapons and Equipment Research Institute shares its unbiased, independent evaluations of less lethal weapons.
Upgrading Jackson Hospital’s entire security system – which included the installation of a new access control system and integration with a digital video system – has already saved money, property loss and lives.
Comprehensive personnel training and early adoption of technology prove to be an effective combination at a suburban Chicago medical campus.