Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 970 Session Year 2011
AN ACT CONCERNING WORKPLACE VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND RESPONSE IN HEALTH CARE SETTINGS.
To: (1) Require health care employers to develop and implement plans and training programs related to workplace violence prevention and response, (2) require health care employers to report on incidents of workplace violence to the local law enforcement agencies and the Department of Public Health, (3) establish criminal penalties for assault of a health care employee, and (4) require the Department of Public Health to report to the General Assembly and the public at large on incidents of workplace violence.