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May 27, 2024

California Legislature Eyes Mandating Metal Detectors In Hospital Violence Rule

April 12, 2024 at 3:31 PM
A bill advancing in the California Legislature would require California OSHA (Cal/OSHA) to amend its hospital violence-prevention rules to require that facilities maintain metal detectors at certain entrances, and implement a number of supporting security measures. The bill, AB 2975 , is authored by Assemblyman Mike Gipson (D) and sponsored by the labor union Service Employees International Union. It “seeks to improve hospital safety by requiring metal detectors with appropriate staffing at the entrances of the labor and delivery department,...

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