Safety

Hospital cited for workplace violence

Hospital Safety Insider, July 22, 2010

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An inspection prompted by an employee complaint led OSHA to cite Danbury (CT) Hospital for "failing to provide its employees with adequate safeguards against workplace violence," according to a July 16 agency news release.

The investigation found several instances in which workers were injured by acts of violence from patients in the psychiatric, emergency, and general medical floors, according to OSHA.

Find out more by visiting OSHA Healthcare Advisor.



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