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OSHA Fines Hospital for Not Protecting Staff from Workplace Violence

by | Jan 26, 2022

Case: A psychiatric patient physically attacked multiple workers while attempting to escape from the hospital. OSHA inspectors sent to the scene concluded that the hospital didn’t implement an adequate workplace violence prevention program even though it was aware of the ongoing threat of violence. Resulting fine: $13,653, plus another $3,902 for incomplete, inaccurate, and untimely […]

Case: A psychiatric patient physically attacked multiple workers while attempting to escape from the hospital. OSHA inspectors sent to the scene concluded that the hospital didn’t implement an adequate workplace violence prevention program even though it was aware of the ongoing threat of violence. Resulting fine: $13,653, plus another $3,902 for incomplete, inaccurate, and untimely […]

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