About Us

The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety, or IAHSS for short, is the only organization solely dedicated to professionals involved in managing and directing security and safety programs in healthcare institutions. IAHSS is comprised of security, law enforcement and safety individuals dedicated to the protection of healthcare facilities worldwide. IAHSS strives to combine public safety officer training with staff training, policies and technology to achieve the most secure hospital environments possible. Additionally, the IAHSS partners with government agencies and other organizations representing risk managers, emergency managers, engineers, architects, nurses, doctors and other healthcare stakeholders to further patient security and safety.

Its members have joined together to develop educational and credentialing programs and create a body of knowledge that meets the needs of today’s fast paced and ever changing environment. Whether your institutions is a multi campus facility, a small local hospital or an extended care facility, IAHSS offers you an opportunity to interact with others who share your concerns and have developed innovative responses.