AONL Workplace Violence Prevention
Workplace violence is an increasingly recognized safety issue in the health care community. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health defines workplace violence as any physical assault, threatening behavior or verbal abuse occurring in the workplace.
AONL is committed to providing nurse leaders with tools to prevent workplace violence and ensure the safety of health care workers and patients.
June 3, 2022 #HAVhope Friday: Day of Awareness
A National Day of Awareness that unites hospitals, health systems, nurses, doctors and other professionals from across the country, as well the local and national organizations they work with, to combat violence through the use of digital media.
Hospitals Against Violence (HAV) Initiative American Hospital Association
The AHA, along with its nearly 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations, are committed to addressing all forms of violence affecting our staff as well as the patients and communities we serve.
Guiding Principles on Mitigating Violence in the Workplace AONL and Emergency Nurses Association
Learn how to systematically reduce lateral, as well as patient and family violence in the work place.
Toolkit to Mitigate Workplace Violence AONL and ENA
This toolkit provides nurse leaders with a step-by-step approach and resources to mitigate violence in the workplace.
Resources on workplace violence
- Podcast: Using Innovative Strategies to Combat Workplace Violence
- Webinar: Reducing Violence in Healthcare
- Begley advertorial addresses workforce shortages, workplace violence
- Begley Calls for Zero Tolerance of Workplace Violence
- State lawmakers seek to protect health care workers from violence
- Joint Commission revises workplace violence requirements
- KHA White Paper - Assessing the Challenges and Creating Safety-Focused Solutions
- Nurses Make a Difference in Combating Human Trafficking
- Violence in the Hospital: Preventing Assaults Using a Clinical Approach: A Clinical Mindset Can Reduce Assaults in the Health Care Workplace
- Confronting Nurse Burnout, Workplace Violence and the Nursing Shortage
- Addressing Violence in the Health Care Workplace
- Cal. Moves Ahead with a Violence Standard for Healthcare Industry