workplace violence

Workplace Violence

Employee safety should be a top priority

Preventing threats, harassment and assaults in the workplace
is the responsibility of leaders and managers at all levels.

Workplace violence in healthcare has increased almost 15% in the last few years. The Bureau of Labor statistics show that 50% of workplace-related assaults involved healthcare workers. Organizations must have a program in place to prevent and address workplace violence.

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Communication

Effectively convey policies and
strategies to staff.

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Assessment and Prevention

Educate staff on properly identifying
potential aggressors.

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Leadership Support

Establish a precedent of commitment
to workplace violence prevention.

Workplace Violence Tools and Resources

Development and training tools to improve workplace safety

The Two Most Common Forms of Workplace Violence

Did you know that healthcare workers are five times more likely to be victims of nonfatal assaults or violent acts than the average worker in all other occupations combined?

Learn strategies for prevention and de-escalation of the most common forms of workplace violence: Hostile Encounters and Domestic Violence.

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Maintaining a Healthy and Safe Workplace

According to recent Bureau of Labor statistics, 50% of all workplace-related assaults involve healthcare workers.  Not only do you need to take care of those you serve, but you also need to keep your employees and other visitors safe as well. OSHA identifies committed leadership and ongoing employee training and support as key components of workplace violence prevention programs. Have you evaluated your program recently?

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Workplace Violence Prevention

It’s vital to prepare your staff to recognize the signs of potential workplace violence and give them the skills to respond appropriately. Training should be engaging, creative, utilize real world scenarios and opportunities for practical application.  Most importantly, the information should be memorable, and easily accessible when needed. Check out a scenario-based video course that improves retention, use of information learned and keeps your staff safe.

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Prepare for the Unthinkable: 5 Key Components of an Active Shooter Response Plan

Today’s healthcare environment requires a disaster plan that includes how to manage an active shooter scenario. Having a plan and communicating it to all staff members will reduce uncertainty and help your staff feel safe. This whitepaper discusses the key components of an active shooter response plan.

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