Security guards complain; hospital gets dinged

OSHA Healthcare Connection, November 23, 2010

State OSHA officials cited a Seattle hospital for failing to provide security guards with the proper equipment needed to handle violent situations.

Harborview Medical Center was fined $13,200 after repeated complaints by the guards concerning both their and the public’s safety, according to an article in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

Read more at “Security guards not properly equipped with safety tools.”

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