Because OSHA is seeing the rate of workplace violence in the healthcare industry rising substantially higher than private industry as a whole, the agency is looking at creating a standard designed to reduce workplace violence in the healthcare and social assistance industries. As part of this process, they’re requesting research findings and input on effective strategies to reduce instances of workplace violence.
If you’d like to participate, you have until April 6th to get your comments and information in. You can submit comments and information electronically here.
If you’d like to view the full Request For Information, you can see it here.