Workplace Violence

Read: Doctor Sues Pennsylvania Hospital After Being Stabbed by Patient

Doctor Sues Pennsylvania Hospital After Being Stabbed by Patient

As colleagues looked on, the doctor was brutally attacked by a psychiatric patient. She is suing the University of Pennsylvania Health System for negligence and disregard for safety.

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: 3 Injured in Idaho Middle School Shooting

3 Injured in Idaho Middle School Shooting

The shooter is a student, and the three people who were wounded were transported to a local hospital.

Read: Study from 10 Years Ago Found Racial Disparity in Security Calls at Seattle Children’s Hospital

Study from 10 Years Ago Found Racial Disparity in Security Calls at Seattle Children’s Hospital

The report found that calls for security at Seattle Children’s Hospital on black patients occurred twice as often as on white patients, but the hospital is only now doing something about it.

Read: Suspect Fatally Shot in Ohio Hospital Emergency Department

Suspect Fatally Shot in Ohio Hospital Emergency Department

The suspect who was in the emergency department for medical treatment exchanged gunfire with two police officers and a hospital security officer.

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: 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: Spotlight on Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Mike Hodges

Spotlight on Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Mike Hodges

Check out some of this Director of the Year finalist’s top accomplishments, as well as a photo gallery of him and his department.

Read: Healthcare Security and Safety Executives Share Their Predictions, Trends and More

Healthcare Security and Safety Executives Share Their Predictions, Trends and More

Eighty hospital security, public safety and emergency management pros predict what healthcare security and safety will look like in the post-pandemic world.

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