Joint Commission Blog Posts
January 7, 2017
Is it time for OSHA to create a workplace violence standard? The rate of workplace violence against employees providing health care and social assistance services is substantially higher than private industry as a whole, according to a recent Government Accountability Office report.
October 19, 2016
Increasingly health care staff are becoming victims and observers of this growing problem while they’re working: violent situations occurring across our country spill over into our emergency departments (EDs), behavioral health settings and elsewhere.