Workplace Violence In Healthcare Facilities
Workplace violence is a serious problem in hospitals, urgent care clinics, nursing homes, doctors' offices, and other healthcare facilities across the country. Thousands of assaults occur every week; employees suffer physical and emotional trauma, and some even die.
This training video provides healthcare workers with the information they need to recognize potential violence hazards, prevent aggression if possible, and respond to it effectively when necessary. Topics covered in this video include:
- The history of violence in healthcare facilities
- OSHA guidelines for preventing violence
- Identifying and controlling the potential for violence
- Employee education and training
- Responding to violence