Security - July 2017

Dozens of swastikas found in Long Beach hospital stairwell

Nurses at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center ask for more security


Nurse pleads for more hospital security after attack

New bill would require safety plans for healthcare facilities


Recognition first step in fighting violence in healthcare

Workers should be educated as to what the warning signs are


Life Safety Q&A: Locked exit doors from psychiatric unit

Brad Keyes continues the discussion on locked exit doors from psychiatric unit


Preparing for active shooter events in healthcare facilities

Hospitals should start with training employees to recognize and respond to dangers


Fewer healthcare facilities planning emergency notification upgrades

Survey also indicates the authority to issue alerts is shifting


Healthcare facilities urged to develop systems to track security technology repairs

Maintenance issue is much bigger than most facilities realize


Bronx hospital attack, puts focus on healthcare worker safety

What measures do hospitals take to minimize risk to their employees


Stab-proof vests urged for staff at some Perth hospitals

New figures about 50 violent incidents reported each day


Bomb scare at Dallas VA hospital just latest in history of troubles

Physician assistant sparked concern from colleagues for months before incident


Hospitals reviewing security after Bronx shooting

Shooting at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center resulted in death of one doctor and injuries to six other people


Doctor opens fire at a Bronx hospital, killing one and wounding six

Disgruntled doctor was armed with an AR-15 rifle that he snuck in under a lab coat


Mass. nurses push for safety after stabbing

Hospital asking safety officials to examine security following attack


Training key to curbing hospital violence

Workplace violence injuries increased by 55 percent among nurses during this time period from 2012 to 2014



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