Hospital Violence

Read: Public Hospitals in San Francisco to Decrease Use of Law Enforcement

Public Hospitals in San Francisco to Decrease Use of Law Enforcement

The proposal recommends using mental health staff instead of law enforcement to respond to crises in hospitals.

Read: University of Kentucky Hospital Emergency Departments Add More Security Measures

University of Kentucky Hospital Emergency Departments Add More Security Measures

Emergency department visitors will now be scanned with handheld metal detectors.

Read: Combative Man Takes Patient Hostage, Grabs Deputy Gun at Florida Hospital

Combative Man Takes Patient Hostage, Grabs Deputy Gun at Florida Hospital

The man also took away a deputy’s Taser, pointed it at the deputy and pulled the trigger several times.

Read: Man Shoots Wife, Kills Self Inside Houston Medical Facility

Man Shoots Wife, Kills Self Inside Houston Medical Facility

Houston Police say the woman was accompanying her husband to his doctor’s appointment when he pulled out two pistols and shot her.

Read: 10 Most Read Stories from February 2021: Healthcare Security, Title IX/Clery

10 Most Read Stories from February 2021: Healthcare Security, Title IX/Clery

February’s most popular articles covered topics such as hospital workplace violence, the future of healthcare security, and Title IX/Clery.

Read: Reflex Protect Offers Non-Lethal Self Defense Spray for Healthcare Workers

Reflex Protect Offers Non-Lethal Self Defense Spray for Healthcare Workers

Presidia Gel was created in response to a request from hospital personnel for a fast-acting, non-contaminating self-defense spray.

Read: Man Punches, Throws Object at Utah Valley Hospital Security Employee

Man Punches, Throws Object at Utah Valley Hospital Security Employee

The suspect allegedly threw a large monitor at the security employee before punching him and another employee.

Read: Joint Commission Proposes New Workplace Violence Prevention Requirements

Joint Commission Proposes New Workplace Violence Prevention Requirements

Comments on the new and updated standards for preventing hospital workplace violence are due by February 16.

Read: Top 10 Campus Safety Healthcare Articles from 2020

Top 10 Campus Safety Healthcare Articles from 2020

Between a global pandemic and increasing hospital violence, 2020 has been a challenging and unpredictable year for the healthcare sector.

Read: ICYMI: 10 Most Popular Campus Safety Stories from September

ICYMI: 10 Most Popular Campus Safety Stories from September

Since many of you have been busy with the start of the new school year, we’re recapping the most-read stories from the month of September.

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