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OSHA blog: Seeking experts for active shooter webinar

Hospital Safety Insider, June 11, 2015

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Well, here we go again. I found in my inbox another story about an active shooter at a hospital, this time a murder-suicide at a facility in San Marcos, Texas.

Clearly, active shooters in hospitals—and healthcare facilities, in general—is becoming a problem that is out of hand.

We at HCPro are looking to do a live webinar that addresses the problem of active shooters and what can be done to make facilities safer. There’s been an ongoing debate about how to detect weapons coming into the hospital, whether to have an armed police presence in the ER, and how to train staff members to deal with an armed intruder.

Read all of the latest OSHA blogs at OSHA Healthcare Advisor.

 



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