Healthcare Workplace Violence Bill Passes House
On November 21, 2019, the US House of Representatives passed The Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Services Workers Act (H.R. 1309). In an article for Rock Road Recycle, Travis Vance, Pamela Williams and Felix Digilov describe the legislation and explain that its ultimate goal is to curb and prevent the rising level of workplace violence against healthcare providers. Despite the bill’s predicted uphill battle in the Senate, employers in the healthcare and social services fields should continue monitoring the status of the legislation while reviewing and updating their existing plans and procedures to better protect their employees from workplace violence.
To read the article visit Rock Road Recycle.