H.R.1195 - Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act
U.S. Congress. (2021). H.R.1195 - Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act.
This Act was passed by the House of Representatives in April 2021 and referred to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, where it awaits additional action. If enacted, H.R. 1195 will require the U.S. Department of Labor to promulgate an occupational safety and health standard that requires covered entities to “develop and implement a comprehensive workplace violence prevention plan and carry out other activities or requirements…to protect health care workers, social service workers, and other personnel from workplace violence.”