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Combat Workplace Violence During The Pandemic

March 17, 2021

Even prior to COVID-19, cases of workplace violence were on the rise. From threats and intimidation to assault and shootings, violence has been a growing concern among employers in all industries. And workers in healthcare settings face significant risks. From 2002 to 2013, the rate of serious workplace violence incidents was more than four times greater for healthcare workers compared to those in private industry. As tensions mount over the financial repercussions and psychological stressors of the pandemic, violence could spike as well, especially in the hard-hit long-term care industry. Learn ways your facility can improve staff safety and patient well-being.

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