OSHA: Violence seen as a threat to healthcare workers
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regards workplace violence as a particular threat to those employed in the health care industry.
WVPI's Executive Director Kathleen M. Bonczyk addressing workplace violence before a group of human resources professionals.
Amongst other duties, OSHA administers and enforces the federal OSH Act which addresses worker safety.
The OSH Act is applicable to most private sector employers and their employees in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories.
To read more about OSHA's position on violence in the healthcare segment please go here: