Workplace Violence

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.

Read: 1 Dead, 4 Injured in Buffalo Allina Health Clinic Shooting

1 Dead, 4 Injured in Buffalo Allina Health Clinic Shooting

According to a neighbor, a sign outside the suspect’s home said “Allina Crooks” and had a statement about a specific doctor.

Read: Joint Commission Proposes New Workplace Violence Prevention Requirements

Joint Commission Proposes New Workplace Violence Prevention Requirements

Comments on the new and updated standards for preventing hospital workplace violence are due by February 16.

Read: Man Attacks 2 Massachusetts Hospital Security Officers

Man Attacks 2 Massachusetts Hospital Security Officers

One hospital security officer was punched in the nose, while the other was hit in the ribs.

Read: Top 10 Campus Safety Healthcare Articles from 2020

Top 10 Campus Safety Healthcare Articles from 2020

Between a global pandemic and increasing hospital violence, 2020 has been a challenging and unpredictable year for the healthcare sector.

Read: Expect New Healthcare Challenges and Greater Technology Investment in 2021

Expect New Healthcare Challenges and Greater Technology Investment in 2021

Security technologies such as network cameras, access control, touchless entry and analytics have clear uses for healthcare now and in the post-COVID world.

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