Workplace Violence Statistics

Workplace Violence Statistics: 97% of physical assaults on staff are perpetrated by patients or their family members. 80% of physical assaults on staff occur in patient rooms. 38% of physical assaults on staff occur during triage or initial assessment. 33%Read More

The Primary S.T.A.R.R. Principle

The primary principle of Safe Training and Responsible Restraints (S.T.A.R.R.) is first, to empower professionals through the utilization of relevant forms of verbal de-escalation and second, emphasizing only the minimal amount of physical intervention necessary to control the situation. DoesRead More

Debate Flares on S.F. Cops Doing Hospital Security

San Francisco Chronicle (06/30/11) Gordon, Rachel San Francisco officials are currently debating whether police officers and sheriff’s deputies should be allowed to provide security at hospitals in the area. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has proposed contracting out security servicesRead More