Risk Management


Washington Hospital Cited and Fined for Failing to Protect Workers from Assaults

Washington Hospital Cited and Fined for Failing to Protect Workers from Assaults

The Washington Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) has cited and fined Washington’s largest state-run psychiatrist hospital for failing to protect employees from assaults by patients.

Georgia District Testing “Walking School Bus” Program

Georgia District Testing “Walking School Bus” Program

Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools and Gadsden Elementary are launching a new initiative to provide students with a safe escort home on foot.

Wisconsin District Tests Student Tracking System on Buses

Wisconsin District Tests Student Tracking System on Buses

The Hortonville Area School District is testing the UniteGPS System for tracking the location of students on its school buses.

South Carolina Lawmakers Consider Adding Mental Health Counselors to Every School

South Carolina Lawmakers Consider Adding Mental Health Counselors to Every School

South Carolina legislators are considering using $2.2 million of their state budget to add mental health professionals to every campus by 2020.

New Visitor Management System to be Implemented at Michigan District

New Visitor Management System to be Implemented at Michigan District

Bay City Public Schools will begin using a new visitor management system next month.

Ohio School Bus Drivers Train for Emergencies

Ohio School Bus Drivers Train for Emergencies

Bus drivers for Fairborn City Schools spent Friday with SWAT trainers to learn how to protect students from potential threats while driving.

Texas School Safety Bill Focuses on Strengthening Security, Mental Health Resources

Texas School Safety Bill Focuses on Strengthening Security, Mental Health Resources

Texas’ Senate education chairman Sen. Larry Taylor unveiled a school safety measure that touches on strengthening school security, hardening school infrastructure and emphasizing mental health resources.

Texas District Tests New Visitor Screening System

Texas District Tests New Visitor Screening System

With the new program, visitors to the Smith Elementary School campus stand in front of a security camera, press a button and wait for an office attendant to respond.



Canadian Hospital Adds New Security Measure for Infant Safety

Canadian Hospital Adds New Security Measure for Infant Safety

All newborns at the hospital are now outfitted with a lightweight, self-adjusting bracelet that includes an RFID chip. According to Sue Snowdon, Program Coordinator of the Women and Child Care Unit, the RFID chip can be used to track the infant if a person leaves the unit with a baby.

Rhode Island District Makes Safety Changes After Complaints about Middle School

Rhode Island District Makes Safety Changes After Complaints about Middle School

Police had been called to the campus 18 times as of Feb. 1, and police reports showed that a teacher was hurt in October while trying to stop a fight between two students. In early February the school committee voted to create a subcommittee focused on the problems at the school.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - September October 2019

    September/October 2019

    Featuring:

    • Security Technology is a Top Priority
    • HERO Unit Provides School Security
    • Confront Active Shooters
    • Run, Hide, and Let Law Enforcement Fight

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