My challenge to this line of thinking is that built into it is a fundamental flaw, in order to use this tool – someone still has to first be assaulted.
If these requirements become final, they will represent one of the boldest initiatives to impact violence prevention in the healthcare industry to date.
When we bring all the partners together, and we bring all our collective capacity together, lives are changed.
Targeted patrolling based on identified risks is the cornerstone of a good physical security program.
No matter who is at the table, the success of a workplace violence prevention program is only bolstered by the proactive engagement of healthcare leaders.
The goal of this three-part workplace violence model is to provide an organizational framework for continuous monitoring and continuous improvement of workplace violence prevention.
When security personnel teach de-escalation techniques it creates a cyclical process of continuous quality improvement in addressing volatile situations.
If we allow others to take the lead, then our organizations will miss out on utilizing their best resource. Violence prevention is our business.