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Workplace Violence Prevention - Joint Commission Blog Posts

February 8, 2018

Blog posts from Joint Commission leaders..


  1. Lessons Learned: Rival Gang Members in the Same Hospital *NEW*
    January 4, 2018
    Blog post by Jim Kendig discussing an event where rival gang members were being treated in the same emergency department. Read the blog.

  2. Workplace Violence Prevention’s High Profile in 2017
    December 22, 2017
    Blog post by Kim McCullough discussing recently-added resources to the "Workplace Violence Prevention Resources for Health Care" portal. Read the blog.

  3. Leading Hospital Improvement blog: Surveying Hospitals’ Workplace Violence Preparation
    October 10, 2017
    What can healthcare organizations do to prepare for possible workplace violence incidents? Read the blog.

  4. Workplace Violence Prevention Plan: Practical Approaches
    April 25, 2017
    Blog post by Ann Scott Blouin discussing the importance of having a workplace violence prevention plan in place. Read the blog.

  5. Dateline @ TJC blog: Should OSHA Officially Address Workplace Violence?
    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.  Read the blog.

  6. Leadership blog:  Teaming up against workplace violence
    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. Read the blog.

  7. Leadership blog:  Violence in the health care setting
    May 14, 2014
    The physician's role in preventing workplace violence in the health care setting.  Read the blog.