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Workplace Violence Is Growing Part of OSHA Enforcement

Sept. 28, 2015, 4:00 AM

In a bid to pursue more workplace violence cases, the Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is preparing new training for its inspectors and readying an updated compliance directive, an agency official said Sept. 24.

In combination with guidance issued in April on preventing violence in health-care and social service settings, along with an ongoing public awareness campaign, OSHA appears to be signaling a growing concern with the issue 29 LRW 774, 4/15/15, 68 Occupational Safety & Health Daily, 4/9/15, 2015 LRM, 4/13/15, 18 SN 49, 4/14/15, 33 HRR 371, 4/13/15, 15 EHSDSN, 4/13/15, 24 HLR 479, 4/16/15, 68 DLR A-6, 4/9/15.

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