Nurse Safety

Read: A Veteran Nurse’s Valiant Quest to Stop Hospital Workplace Violence

A Veteran Nurse’s Valiant Quest to Stop Hospital Workplace Violence

While there isn’t one solution to mitigating hospital workplace violence, a change in the culture surrounding reporting incidents is a good place to start.

Read: Top 10 Campus Safety Stories from November 2021

Top 10 Campus Safety Stories from November 2021

Some bizarre safety and security events went down at K-12 schools, colleges and hospitals in the month of November.

Read: Hospital Assaults Hit All-Time High in 2020, IAHSS Survey Finds

Hospital Assaults Hit All-Time High in 2020, IAHSS Survey Finds

From 2019 to 2020, the assault rate at U.S. hospitals increased more than 23% from 10.9 incidents per 100 beds to 14.2.

Read: IAHSS, AHA Releases Hospital Violence Prevention Guide

IAHSS, AHA Releases Hospital Violence Prevention Guide

The guide offers recommended action steps, case studies, leading practices, and solutions for creating a safer workplace.

Read: Nurses on Strike Accuse Saint Vincent Hospital of Patient Dumping

Nurses on Strike Accuse Saint Vincent Hospital of Patient Dumping

More than 800 Saint Vincent Hospital nurses have been on strike since March 8 calling for safer staffing levels.

Read: Jefferson University Hospital Employee Fatally Shoots Coworker

Jefferson University Hospital Employee Fatally Shoots Coworker

As police confronted the hospital shooting suspect, the gunman opened fire, injuring two officers.

Read: Thousands of New York Healthcare Workers Got Vaccinated Prior to Mandate

Thousands of New York Healthcare Workers Got Vaccinated Prior to Mandate

At nursing homes alone, 8,700 employees got inoculated before the vaccine mandate went into effect Monday.

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: Police: Woman Stabbed Morton Hospital Employee Multiple Times

Police: Woman Stabbed Morton Hospital Employee Multiple Times

The woman attacked the employee from beyond, pulling her ponytail and punching and stabbing her several times in the back and neck.

Read: Registration for the 2021 IAHSS Annual Conference and Exhibition Now Open

Registration for the 2021 IAHSS Annual Conference and Exhibition Now Open

Register by September 24 and save up to $250. The event is being held November 8-10 in Myrtle Beach.

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