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This legislation is especially important, given that healthcare and social service workers face extremely high rates of workplace violence.
Congressman Ro Khanna led the way this past spring, when he introduced the first workplace violence prevention bill for health care facilities, which has bipartisan support. Courtney for building on that legislation and including social service settings in this bill.
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Workers in the health care and social assistance industry face extremely high rates of workplace violence. Between andas reported in the U. Bureau of Labor Statistics Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, at least 58 hospital workers died as a result of violence in their workplaces.
Inthe Government Accountability Office found that health care workers at inpatient facilities were 5 to 12 times more likely to experience nonfatal workplace violence than workers overall.
Requires federal OSHA to create a federal workplace violence prevention standard mandating employers develop comprehensive, workplace-specific plans to prevent violence before it happens.
Covers a wide variety of workplaces, including hospitals, residential treatment facilities, non-residential treatment settings, medical treatment or social service settings in correctional or detention facilities, psychiatric treatment facilities, substance use disorder treatment centers, community care settings such as group homes and mental health clinics, and federal health care facilities such as those operated by the Veterans Administration and the Indian Health Service, as well as field work settings such as home care and home-based hospice, and emergency services and transport services.
I am grateful to Rep. Courtney and the other co-sponsors for listening to the concerns of workers and moving forward with legislation that will prevent injuries and save lives.
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