Workplace Violence

Read: How to Prevent and Respond to Violence in Hospitals

How to Prevent and Respond to Violence in Hospitals

Learning to recognize escalating behaviors and practicing de-escalation skills are essential to addressing the rise in hospital violence.

Read: Test Your Hospital Safety and Security Knowledge with These 9 Questions

Test Your Hospital Safety and Security Knowledge with These 9 Questions

Healthcare workers are being assaulted at record rates and hospitals are losing millions to ransomware. Do you know the latest data? Take this quiz to find out.

Read: Call for Presentations for 2023 IAHSS Annual Conference, Nashville

Call for Presentations for 2023 IAHSS Annual Conference, Nashville

Session ideas for next year’s IAHSS conference are due August 19.

Read: Woman Stabs Nurse, Paramedic at Missouri Hospital

Woman Stabs Nurse, Paramedic at Missouri Hospital

The hospital’s security cameras captured the suspect stabbing both victims until bystanders restrained her.

Read: Prevention Training Matters More than Response in the Fight Against Active Shooters

Prevention Training Matters More than Response in the Fight Against Active Shooters

Threat assessment training should be provided to anyone in any community, not just to campus behavioral intervention team members.

Read: Hospital Workplace Violence Up More Than 14% in New Jersey

Hospital Workplace Violence Up More Than 14% in New Jersey

The rate of physical attacks on New Jersey healthcare workers increased 11% over the past three years, while verbal abuse rose by 25%.

Read: How Wearable Technology Can Prevent Assault Against Nurses

How Wearable Technology Can Prevent Assault Against Nurses

In conjunction with implementing best safety practices and staff training, wearable panic buttons can improve nurse safety.

Read: 2 Nurses, Doctor Stabbed Inside Los Angeles Hospital

2 Nurses, Doctor Stabbed Inside Los Angeles Hospital

Three Encino Hospital Medical Center clinicians were stabbed by a patient asking for medical treatment for anxiety.

Read: 5 Fatally Shot at 2 Hospitals in 1 Day

5 Fatally Shot at 2 Hospitals in 1 Day

The fatal hospital shootings happened at Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio.

Read: Choose Your Mobile Duress Devices Wisely

Choose Your Mobile Duress Devices Wisely

When selecting a mobile duress system, be sure it’s supervised, on a dedicated network, and designed for life safety so it will work when you need it.

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