Workplace Violence

Read: Editor’s Picks: Amy’s Top 10 Campus Safety Stories from 2021

Editor’s Picks: Amy’s Top 10 Campus Safety Stories from 2021

My top stories from this year include site assessment photos, a Clery crime quiz, and an unexpected delivery.

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: The Latest Trends in Healthcare Video Surveillance

The Latest Trends in Healthcare Video Surveillance

Axis’ Paul Baratta talks about what’s new with video surveillance and the ways it can make healthcare facilities more safe and secure.

Read: Union Calls for Improved Security at Boston Public Schools

Union Calls for Improved Security at Boston Public Schools

The calls for better school safety and security were prompted by an attack of a principal, who was knocked unconscious.

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: 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: 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: 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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