An Epidemic of Workplace Violence in the Health Sector

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It might be years before any new regulations are issued, but federal safety officials are now pushing for mandatory rules to help protect health care workers from workplace violence. The health care and social assistance sectors, according to the latest statistics, saw more than 11,000 violent incidents in 2015 – a figure nearly as high… Read more »

OSHA Expands Workplace Fall-Protection Rules

The construction industry has been working under OSHA’s rules on slips, trips and falls in the workplace for years. Now most everyone else will have to comply, in a move designed to prevent deaths and injuries in a range of industries. OSHA issued its new standards in mid-November, the first update to the rules in… Read more »