OSHA guidelines for preventing workplace violence in the healthcare/social services field

Violence against professionals in the healthcare/social services industry has always been a concern. In the past year, there have been at least three deadly events where heath care and social services professionals have been targeted by disgruntled clients/patients


Were you aware the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published guidelines intended to mitigate the risk of occupational violence to health care and social services professionals?


Please go here to obtain this invaluable research: https://www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/publications/osha3148.pdf

Curtesy of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration




Our prior blogs on deadly episodes of workplace violence in the healthcare/social services field occurring in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Oklahoma may be obtained here:


https://www.workplaceviolencepreventioninstitute.org/single-post/emerging-trend-deadly-workplace-violence-in-health-care-settings