House passes workplace violence prevention bill

Capitol BuildingThe House of Representatives today passed by a vote of 254-166 the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R. 1195).

The legislation would direct the Secretary of Labor to issue an interim final standard requiring employers in the health care and social service sectors to develop and implement a workplace violence prevention plan based on Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidelines published in 2015.

This article appeared on the American Hospital Association website on April 16th 2021.
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