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Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect, 2019
This report features national and state information on workplace fatalities, injuries, illnesses, the number and frequency of workplace inspections, penalties, funding, staffing and public employee coverage under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
Letter Urging Representatives to Co-Sponsor the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Services Act (H.R. 1309)
Letter urging representatives to support and co-sponsor legislation that would help protect health care and social service workers from the growing threat of workplace violence and unnecessary injury and death.
Caring for Our Caregivers: Workplace Violence Hearing Highlights Job-Related Assaults for Health Care and Social Service Workers
Workplace violence is a serious and growing problem for working people in the United States: It causes more than 450 homicides and 28,000 serious injuries each year. Workplace homicide now is responsible for more workplace deaths than equipment, fires and explosions. Two of every three workplace violence injuries are suffered by women.
New Bill Seeks to Protect Health Care and Social Service Workers from Workplace Violence
Health care and social service workers face a higher risk of being targeted in on-the-job violence. Nurses, emergency room doctors, social workers, psychiatric facility aides and other health care and social service workers frequently face violence that leads to injury, loss of productivity and serious workplace safety concerns.