Workplace Violence Prevention
It's time to put a stop to workplace violence! At UNAC/UHCP, we've launched the workplace violence prevention campaign to address this pervasive problem that impacts so many we represent.
Posted on March 31, 2017
Following years of advocacy work, UNAC/UHCP registered nurses and health care professionals will finally see their efforts come to fruition with the implementation of new workplace violence prevention regulations on April 1.
Posted on December 16, 2015
Winning regulations to protect health care workers will be a huge victory! Thank you to every person who shared a personal story of workplace violence, testified at a Cal/OSHA hearing and signed on to the petition calling on Cal/OSHA to act.
Posted on November 12, 2015
UNAC/UHCP members shared their experiences with hospital violence with CBS LA on a featured story aired November 11.
Posted on July 17, 2015
UNAC/UHCP members and allies took action before the Cal/OSHA Standards Board in Pasadena on July 16, 2015 to protest recently revised and significantly weakened workplace violence prevention regulations now under consideration for approval by the Board.
Posted on July 13, 2015
UNAC/UHCP will be taking action before the Cal/OSHA Standards Board on July 16 to protest the recently revised and significantly weakened workplace violence prevention regulations. Join us in Pasadena as we rally to send a message to the Board that we won’t accept watered down regulatory standards!
Posted on April 30, 2015
On April 30, UNAC/UHCP members met with representatives from a federal agency from Washington, DC to talk about workplace violence.
Posted on April 6, 2015
On April 1, UNAC/UHCP members testified at a Cal/OSHA hearing on draft workplace violence prevention regulations currently being drafted.
Posted on March 1, 2015
If you don’t believe workplace violence in hospitals is an issue, you may want to ask the thousands of nurses and health care workers who signed a petition to Cal/OSHA urging them to put regulations in place to protect workers as soon as possible. Dozens of UNAC/UHCP health care professionals participated in a hearing by […]
Posted on February 6, 2015
Dozens of UNAC/UHCP health care professionals participated in a hearing by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, or Cal/OSHA, on February 5 regarding draft regulations to protect health care workers.
Posted on January 1, 2015
Workplace violence is more prevalent than ever in health care, and much of it is perpetrated by patients. That’s why UNAC/UHCP launched a campaign to address the violence in our workplaces last year. The solutions to workplace violence won’t be quick or easy, but UNAC/UHCP is committed to fighting for a better workplace for all […]