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G4S staff members named to IAHSS boards

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G4S has announced that Scott Jupp, G4S Canada’s Director of National Healthcare Solutions, and Ben Scaglione, G4S USA’s Director of Healthcare Security Services, have both been named to the boards of the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS). Jupp will serve as the Chair of the Ontario Chapter of IAHSS, while Scaglione will serve on the board of IAHSS internationally as the Vice President/Secretary.

IAHSS 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 combines public safety officer training with staff training, policies and technology to achieve the most secure hospital environments possible. IAHSS 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 healthcare environment.

G4S is a supplier of healthcare security solutions in Canada. Its dedicated division has over five decades of experience, and currently serves over 85 hospitals and other healthcare facilities annually in Canada. To date, 9 of its client facilities have received certification under IAHSS’s Department of Distinction Program, representing 90% of all certified facilities in Canada, and 30% of all certified facilities worldwide. We provide integrated security solutions to support facilities, mitigate risk and safety concerns, and maintain compliance within a caring and supportive environment.

“The rapidly changing dynamics of healthcare facilities are creating new and unique challenges for security professionals,” said Scott Jupp. “I am very proud to receive this recognition from IAHSS for the work we have accomplished at G4S, and look forward to the opportunity to continue to play a leadership role in healthcare security in Canada.”


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