RESULTS FOR: Preparedness
According to The Joint Commission (TJC), which oversees accreditation of hospitals and other healthcare facilities, about 73% of nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses leading to missed work days in healthcare are connected to workplace violence. This figure does not consider the number of unreported incidents, so the actual percentage is likely higher.
Effective January 1, 2022, TJC introduced revisions to workplace violence standards that provide guidance for developing strong workplace violence prevention systems.
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June 10, 2019 | Security Consulting
We were recently asked by an architectural firm “…how can we implement security features for active assailant scenarios into our designs?” This was quite refreshing, as the typical request for active assailant assistance is to conduct on-site scenario-based training. While training is important, it can be ineffective unless followed by regular practice, i.e. developing “muscle memory.” And, it is but one tool in the box of prevention and response options. There are many additional proactive measures that can be taken … Read More
May 15, 2019 | Security Consulting
September 27, 2017 | Security Consulting
We already face an overwhelming array of hazards and threats every year, but according to weather predictions, the strength of hurricanes could double by 2050. With the prospect of more dangerous and destructive storms and natural disasters in our future, we need to proactively prepare to protect our people and physical assets.
June 12, 2017 | Security Consulting
Read any of the news headlines and on any given week you will see a story of an active shooter attack. Last week’s shooting at a Dallas car dealership and the terrorist attack on the streets of London are yet more jarring reminders of the threats we face in public spaces and work places across the country from rogue active shooters seeking to take lives and disrupt our sense of safety.
A common theme among active shooters is often the … Read More
August 26, 2016 | Security Consulting
Sadly, another week goes by and yet another story of active shooters on a campus – this time the American University in Kabul. While distant from home, it’s a jarring reminder of the threats we face in schools, universities, public spaces and work places across the country from rogue active shooters seeking to take lives and disrupt our sense of safety.
A common theme among active shooters is often the meticulous effort they go through to plan their actions … Read More