Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Health Care and Social Service Settings
Course Description: This course is based upon material published in the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration and is available as an open access article.
This informational booklet provides a general overview of a particular topic related to OSHA standards. It does not alter or determine compliance responsibilities in OSHA standards or the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Because interpretations and enforcement policy may change over time, you should consult current OSHA administrative interpretations and decisions by the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission and the Courts for additional guidance on OSHA compliance requirements.
This course on workplace violence prevention is designed for behavioral health professionals who work in healthcare and behavioral health settings. This course is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who need to know how to reduce workplace violence.
Authors: U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with detailed information regarding workplace violence prevention. Specifically, a professional will:
Describe guidelines set in motion by OSHA to prevent workplace violence for health care workers.
Identify risk factors for workplace violence for health care workers and the extent of the problem.
Recognize the elements of an effective violence prevention program.
Citation: U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration, (2015). Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Health Care & Social Service Workers. U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
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