Illinois hospitals facing requirements to reduce violence against nurses

January 10, 2019

The Illinois Health Care Violence Prevention Act mandates hospitals and other healthcare providers to comply with requirements aimed at protecting their workers from violence, according to an article on the National Law Review website.

Healthcare providers in Illinois must now implement specific violence-prevention policies outlined in the Act (Public Act 100-1051).

The Act mandates creating workplace violence prevention programs and providing services to those affected by incidents of violence.

Among other things, healthcare facilities must post a notice stating that verbal aggression will not be tolerated and that physical assault will be reported to law enforcement. 

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