Hospital Violence

Read: Top 10 Stories from September: School Shootings, Mandates and Hospital Violence

Top 10 Stories from September: School Shootings, Mandates and Hospital Violence

Here’s a roundup of the 10 most popular Campus Safety stories for the month of September.

Read: 5 Hospital Security Incidents Caught on Surveillance

5 Hospital Security Incidents Caught on Surveillance

These violent incidents emphasize the importance of having a robust workplace violence prevention program in place at all hospitals.

Read: Patient Attacks Nurse with a Fire Extinguisher; Faces Assault and Battery Charges

Patient Attacks Nurse with a Fire Extinguisher; Faces Assault and Battery Charges

The nurse suffered a brain bleed after the assault, providing a “wake-up” call for tighter security measures at the hospital.

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.

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