A survey to determine the long-term effects of reductions in security staff on the safety and security of employees, patients, and visitors.

  • Karin Lyons
  • Published 1996 in
    Journal of healthcare protection management…

Abstract

After reviewing the results of 146 surveys from U.S. hospital safety and security managers, the author found that departments experiencing staff reductions over the last two years reported significant increases in crime, increased officer response time, lower morale, and increased dissatisfaction.

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@article{Lyons1996AST, title={A survey to determine the long-term effects of reductions in security staff on the safety and security of employees, patients, and visitors.}, author={Karin Lyons}, journal={Journal of healthcare protection management : publication of the International Association for Hospital Security}, year={1996}, volume={13 1}, pages={72-81} }