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8 Workplace Violence Prevention Strategies for Nurses

1. GET INVOLVED AT YOUR FACILITY

According to OSHA, employee involvement is essential to the success of any workplace violence prevention programs.

At a minimum, it is recommended that nurses do the following:

  • Become familiar with the organization’s workplace violence prevention program and policies
  • Attend personal safety training programs offered by the organization
  • Participate in safety, health and security committees
  • Participate in employee complaint or suggestion procedures
  • Report violent incidents promptly and accurately

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