The new Australian Standards for security in healthcare facilities have been published, providing guidance for the development and implementation of effective security systems for healthcare facilities.

AS 4485.1:2021 Security for healthcare facilities, Part 1: General requirements, and

AS 4485.2:2021 Security for healthcare facilities, Part 2: Procedures guide

The Standards are designed to set out the policy, principles, and common procedures necessary to establish and maintain an effective security service for healthcare facilities. There are guidelines for both General Requirements and Procedures.

Standards are available to purchase from the Standards Australia Store