Workplace Violence Prevention

Hospitals and health systems are committed to continually making their communities and workplaces safer. Key to that is preventing violence within hospitals ensuring the safety of staff and patients.

Through the Hospitals Against Violence initiative, AHA is highlighting successful programs and practices including preparedness drills, de-escalation training and a host of other initiatives that vary but meet the needs of their communities and their colleagues.


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Preventing Workplace Violence


Workplace Violence Prevention Resources

Webinars Preventing Workplace Violence (August 2018) AHA Members in Action INTEGRIS Health – Significant Threats: Domestic Violence and Forensic Patients: INTEGRIS Health has trained more than 500 staff on violence in the workplace, which includes a focus on domestic situations ...

AHA Members in Action

Active Shooter Protocol - King’s Daughters’ Hospital - ED Shooting Reveals Protocol Strengths and Areas for Improvement (September 2018) INTEGRIS Health – Significant Threats: Domestic Violence and Forensic Patients consists of a Threat Assessment Guide, employee training, and procedur...

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