University of California nurses rally at to raise awareness about workplace violence

December 16, 2019

Nurses at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, Calif., and UCSF Hellen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights in San Francisco held rallies recently to bring attention workplace violence prevention. according to an article on the Becker's Hospital Review website. 

UC Davis Medical Center estimated that fewer than 20 people showed up for the rally outside the hospital. A spokesperson for UCSF Hellen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights counted about a dozen people participating in the rally there. 

The California Nurses Association said workers have security concerns and want the University of California to continue making improvements to comply with the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health Workplace Violence Prevention in Healthcare standard.

Healthcare facilities covered by the standard are required to take various steps toward workplace violence prevention, including implementing and maintaining an effective workplace violence prevention plan as well as maintaining a violent incident log, the article said.

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