Safety

PA healthcare workers may get more protection from workplace violence

OSHA Healthcare Connection, March 22, 2011

Pennsylvania is following the lead of other states by considering legislation aimed at preventing violence against healthcare workers.

A bill would start by offering training for healthcare workers, improve security measures, and establish rules to report assaults in a healthcare facility, reports the Philadelphia Business Journal.

Visit OSHA Healthcare Advisor for more details on the proposed legislation and links to workplace violence resources.

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