Tag Archive for ‘workplace violence’
New workplace violence prevention standards take effect January 2022
To increase patient and worker safety, The Joint Commission will implement new and revised workplace violence prevention requirements for all Joint Commission-accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals.
Joint Commission resources available to detect, prevent workplace violence
The Joint Commission’s Workplace Violence Prevention Resources, including assessment tools to recognize aggressive patient behavior, are outlined in this month’s column.
Joint Commission issues alert on violence prevention in the health care workplace
Factors associated with health workplace violence, including understaffing and unrestricted public access to hospital rooms and clinics, are summarized.