Joint Commission Blog Posts
December 22, 2017
Blog post by Kim McCullough discussing recently-added resources to the "Workplace Violence Prevention Resources for Health Care" portal.
Read about resources for the workplace violence prevention portal
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.
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.
Read the blog about workplace violence in emergency departments
The physician's role in preventing workplace violence in the health care setting.
Read the blog about preventing violence in the health care setting