Workplace violence is an increasingly recognized safety issue in the health care community. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health defines workplace violence as any physical assault, threatening behavior or verbal abuse occurring in the workplace.
AONL is committed to providing nurse leaders with tools to prevent workplace violence and ensure the safety of health care workers and patients.
Resources on workplace violence
- Podcast: Using Innovative Strategies to Combat Workplace Violence
- Webinar: Reducing Violence in Healthcare
- Begley advertorial addresses workforce shortages, workplace violence
- Begley Calls for Zero Tolerance of Workplace Violence
- State lawmakers seek to protect health care workers from violence
- Joint Commission revises workplace violence requirements
- KHA White Paper - Assessing the Challenges and Creating Safety-Focused Solutions
- Nurses Make a Difference in Combating Human Trafficking
- Violence in the Hospital: Preventing Assaults Using a Clinical Approach: A Clinical Mindset Can Reduce Assaults in the Health Care Workplace
- Confronting Nurse Burnout, Workplace Violence and the Nursing Shortage
- Addressing Violence in the Health Care Workplace
- Cal. Moves Ahead with a Violence Standard for Healthcare Industry