A new national survey of Canada’s nurses shows that the majority believe patient safety is declining, or not improving, and workplace violence in health care is a serious and growing problem. Many of those surveyed have considered a job or career change, according to survey results.
In the webinar, “Recognizing Security Blowback: Active Shooter Prevention and Response and Best Practices,” Jim Sawyer, Security Director for Seattle Children’s Hospital, discussed why security blowback is essential to understand to mitigate active shooters and workplace violence.
In addition to its research into cybercrime, terrorism and security threats worldwide, the George Washington University’s Center for Cyber & Homeland Security’s Program on Extremism homes in on extremist and terrorist threats and trends, seeking to provide empirical information that policymakers and security leaders can wrap their heads around on this complex and evolving challenge.
First responders can now train together for active shooter and other critical incidents from a new virtual training platform made available by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL).
In order to ensure the safety and security of an organization’s personnel, a Chief Security Officer (CSO) must be able to identify, assess and develop appropriate responses to a wide range of potential and actual threats as they evolve in real time.
Hospitals are places for healing the sick and wounded, but unfortunately given their necessarily open nature they can be challenging environments to physically secure – potentially leading to additional medical emergencies.
As the national conversation regarding violence in the workplace suggests a heightened awareness stemming from increased media coverage, recent studies suggest there may be statistical evidence supporting this perceived frequency.
Our June issue cover article features “Security Leadership: Women in the Spotlight”.
Also in June, video is becoming a fundamental component of a quality security plan. How can CPTED strategies lead to better physical enterprise security? And discover How David Espie, Director of Security, secures Mayland's Seaports.