Hospital Violence

Read: Man Who Attacked Woman at Garden City Hospital is Repeat Offender

Man Who Attacked Woman at Garden City Hospital is Repeat Offender

Before punching a girl at Garden City Hospital, the man was caught on camera attacking a teen at Beaumont Hospital last year.

Read: Roper St. Francis Considers Employing Armed Police Officers

Roper St. Francis Considers Employing Armed Police Officers

After a man used an officer’s taser and injured a nurse, the hospital is now considering employing police officers who can carry weapons.

Read: Newborn Baby Fatally Strangled at Oxnard (Calif.) Hospital

Newborn Baby Fatally Strangled at Oxnard (Calif.) Hospital

According to police, the baby’s mother and her boyfriend admitted to strangling the baby because they didn’t want to keep him.

Read: 8 Workplace Violence Prevention Strategies for Nurses

8 Workplace Violence Prevention Strategies for Nurses

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommends healthcare professionals following these eight practices to protect themselves.

Read: Statistics You Should Know: Workplace Violence in Healthcare

Statistics You Should Know: Workplace Violence in Healthcare

Although 75% of all workplace assaults occur in healthcare settings, only 30% of nurses and 26% of physicians have reported workplace violence incidents.

Read: Patient Fires Security Officer’s Stun Gun at S.C. Hospital Worker

Patient Fires Security Officer’s Stun Gun at S.C. Hospital Worker

Witnesses said the patient was becoming combative as hospital workers attempted to restrain him at Roper St. Francis Hospital.

Read: Mayo Clinic Employee Stabs Co-Worker in Hospital Cafeteria

Mayo Clinic Employee Stabs Co-Worker in Hospital Cafeteria

A food service employee stabbed a co-worker four times in the hospital’s employee cafeteria. The victim is expected to survive.

Read: Survey: Hospital Violent Crime Rate Up, Property Crime Rate Down in 2018

Survey: Hospital Violent Crime Rate Up, Property Crime Rate Down in 2018

The latest IAHSS stats highlight both positive and negative trends in hospital crime and include data on ransomware attacks for the first time.

Read: 3 Workplace Violence Levels and How to Address Them

3 Workplace Violence Levels and How to Address Them

Early signs of workplace violence or workplace bullying can include intimidating behavior, verbal abuse, or changes in typical behavior patterns.

Read: BSO Deputy Accused of Using Excessive Force on Handcuffed Patient

BSO Deputy Accused of Using Excessive Force on Handcuffed Patient

The Broward Public Defender’s Office says the deputy used excessive force against the man and the mayor of Broward County believes he should be fired.

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