Revamped UPMC Hamot Security Plan Praised

Published 09/03 2014 07:18PM

Updated 09/03 2014 07:25PM

Its been a year since UPMC Hamot implemented new safety precautions The Police and Security Department of UPMC Hamot added a metal detector at the entrance to the emergency room a year ago. Officials say the added measure was a good investment..

Security staff have found weapons on people coming to the emergency room that include knives, hand guns, mace and stun guns. The hospital added the detectors to ensure the safety of its patients, visitors and the staff.

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