Attention Healthcare Employers!
Cal/OSHA’s new Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care standards went into effect on April 1, 2017. The standards are found in the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Section 3342.
The standard applies to work in the following health care facilities, service categories, and operations:
Health facilities, as defined in subsection (b)
Home health care and home-based hospice
Emergency medical services and medical transport, including these services when provided by firefighters and other emergency responders
Drug treatment programs
Outpatient medical services to the incarcerated in correctional and detention settings
Employers must implement the following subsections by April 1, 2017:
(d) Violent Incident Log
Employers must implement the following subsections by April 1, 2018:
(c) Workplace Violence Prevention Plan
(e) Review of the Workplace Violence Prevention Plan
(f) Workplace Prevention Training of Healthcare Employees
The Private Security & Investigator Center is hosting FREE seminars to healthcare industry employers to bring them up to speed on the new regulatory requirements. Click here for our free upcoming seminars.
We also provide the mandated “effective” workplace violence prevention training and workplace violence prevention plans, which healthcare employers are required to provide. For more information or to schedule an on-site class and or consultation just call 855-742-3687 or Contact / Hire Us.