Organizational Safety

Healthcare organizations should take the possiblity of an active shooter event occuring in their facility very seriously. These resources provide key tactics on managing violent and disruptive behavior as a risk reduction process.

  • Active Shooter Characteristics: 5 Law Enforcement Takaways from the FBI Study

    This resource provides a look from Law enforcement perspective on the characteristics of an active shooter.

    TAGS: Law, Enforcement, Active, Shooter, Perspective

  • Guidelines/Recommendations


    FBI Phase II Study: Key Findings

    Understanding the facts and patterns of previous mass active shooter events can help organizations learn and prepare their staff for the future. Utilize this tool, which contains information from an FBI study on active shooter events, to educate your staff on commonalities surrounding past active shooter events. The information can also be useful when developing an organizational response plan to an active shooter.

    TAGS: FBI, Patterns, Active, Shooter, Response

  • Guidelines/Recommendations


    Managing Disruptive Behavior and Violence in Healthcare Settings

    Recent events bring to attention a serious problem that could affect the healthcare sector. Multiple studies show healthcare workers are regularly subjected to minor as well as major verbal and physical abuse from patients, visitors and other staff. Many incidents go unreported, and the number of reported cases is on the rise. Compared to other working environments, hospitals and adult care facilities are dangerous places to work with many pieces of equipment and medical tools that can be used to cause harm.

    This downloadable PDF resource provides real-world examples that illustrate why healthcare administrators need to implement programs to protect medical and security staff, patients and visitors to their facilities.

    TAGS: Healthcare, Equipment, Facilities, Medical, Dangerous, Studies, Workers