Risk Management


Healthcare System Adds Security Officers to Clinical Team to Prevent Workplace Violence

Healthcare System Adds Security Officers to Clinical Team to Prevent Workplace Violence

“We wanted to figure out a solution for stemming workplace violence by getting ahead of the curve because it's a national trend, and, unfortunately, we are not immune to it,” said Todd Miller, public safety and security specialist for SSM's St. Louis region, which includes eight hospitals.

Stanford Vulnerability Allowed Students to View Other Students

Stanford Vulnerability Allowed Students to View Other Students' Data

Between Jan. 28 and 29, the student briefly accessed the records of 81 students while trying to assess the scope of the vulnerability. The documents were not searchable by name, but were instead accessible by changing a numeric ID in a URL.

Campus Security Measures Introduced in Year Following Parkland Shooting

Campus Security Measures Introduced in Year Following Parkland Shooting

Several changes have been made in Florida following the mass shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

New Law Inspired by Parkland Victim to Require Panic Alarms in New Jersey Schools

New Law Inspired by Parkland Victim to Require Panic Alarms in New Jersey Schools

Alyssa's law requires all New Jersey schools to install silent panic alarms that will alert law enforcement officials of an emergency.

City, University Police Urge Citizens to Take Extra Caution after Incidents

City, University Police Urge Richmond Citizens to Take Extra Caution after Incidents

After multiple incidents in Richmond, Kentucky, both Richmond and Eastern Kentucky University police are urging area residents to take extra caution. The warnings follow the death of a missing woman, Amanda Bailey, the ongoing search for another woman, Savannah Spurlock, and a reported sexual assault near EKU’s campus.

Indiana District Testing Seatbelts on Buses for Safety

Indiana District Testing Seatbelts on Buses for Safety

Lap-shoulder seat belts can help keep students safe in a side-impact crash, but the test’s main focus will be seeing whether the seat belts improve student discipline and reduce distractions for drivers.

Oklahoma District to Implement ID System for School Safety

Oklahoma District to Implement ID System for School Safety

All district visitors will be required to present a valid state-issued ID in order to get a visitor pass and enter the school building. Upon scanning the state ID, school staff will be alerted as to whether the visitor is allowed on campus.

Minnesota Lawmaker Proposes Crisis Intervention Bill for School Safety

Minnesota Lawmaker Proposes Crisis Intervention Bill for School Safety

“The goal is to be proactive in identifying the threatening behavior,” Senator Karla Bigham said. “A lot of times those behaviors are evident before a tragedy occurs.”



Virginia District Tests Visitor Management System

Virginia District Tests Visitor Management System

The Raptor system is operated by the school’s security monitor and checks visitor’s state-issued IDs against national sex offender databases.

Streamlining Healthcare Security

Streamlining Healthcare Security

Hospitals and healthcare facilities are some of the most active public spaces in the United States, and while most facilities strive to maintain a welcoming atmosphere, without protective measures this open-door policy can make them vulnerable to criminal activity.

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