Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers
U.S. Department of Labor (2015). Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration lists violence prevention guidelines for the following healthcare settings: hospitals, residential and non-residential treatment, community care, and field work. The authors of the report also list the five “building blocks” for developing an effective prevention program: management commitment and employee participation; worksite analysis; hazard prevention and control; safety and health training; and recordkeeping and program evaluation.