The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published a Request for Information (RFI) as to whether a standard should be developed to address workplace violence in the healthcare and social assistance sectors.
A new rule in California will require hospitals and other health facilities to protect employees from abuse with violence prevention protocols--and the regulation is a model that could spread to other states.
In response to recent mass shootings at U.S. workplaces, 52 percent of employers have updated or implemented a “zero tolerance” workplace violence prevention policy, according to The Executive Employer Surveyfrom labor law firm Littler Mendelson.
What does Dr. Park Dietz, one of the world’s foremost forensic psychiatrists, want you to know about mitigating workplace violence? Read his guide on warning signs and prevention, along with features and columns on RFID technology, mobile credential standards, security convergence, CSO interview questions and more in our February 2017 edition of Security magazine.