Nurse Safety

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.

Read: Cincinnati Healthcare Workers Endure Abuse During Pandemic

Cincinnati Healthcare Workers Endure Abuse During Pandemic

A local public health official said Cincinnati hospital employees are facing “physical violence, vile words, and downright cruel behavior.”

Read: Attacks on Texas Hospital Employees on the Rise During Latest COVID Surge

Attacks on Texas Hospital Employees on the Rise During Latest COVID Surge

Long wait times sometimes prompt the attacks. Nearly 88% of hospital beds in Texas are in use, with more than 21% occupied by COVID-19 patients.

Read: Ohio Hospital Placed on Lockdown After Relative of a Patient Threatens Shooting

Ohio Hospital Placed on Lockdown After Relative of a Patient Threatens Shooting

A security officer placed the hospital on lockdown and called police. The male suspect was arrested and charged.

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