Bullet-resistant barriers provide physical security as well as emotional security for workers in volatile environments like healthcare, law enforcement and payment centers.

Green Bulletproof Barriers for Healthcare Facilities

Healthcare

Sixty-five percent of hospitals and health systems are specifying green or environmentally friendly materials in all or some of their current construction or renovation projects.” Unfortunately, even as hospitals are continuing to pursue greener buildings and LEED ratings, the bullet proof materials industry has lagged behind, offering few options with enhanced R-values, thermal breaks, gas fills, or meaningful insulation.


hospital reception area with bulletproof glass

Three Kinds of Ballistic Barriers for Healthcare Facilities

Healthcare

The 2015 Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) note that “Healthcare and social service workers face a significant risk of job-related violence.” According to OSHA, about 10% of all workplace injuries are assaults—and roughly 75% of …