Employers only have to contact their local Occupational Safety and Health Division (OSH) directly in cases of death or if at least three people are hospitalized at once. Currently, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) laws only require employers to file a report of an injury in cases of: • Death • Days away from work • Medical treatment beyond first aid • Loss of consciousness • Restricted work activity or job transfer
Support the Safe Care Act Designed to have zero fiscal note, the Safe Care Act urges preventative, employer-based solutions to reduce workplace violence.
There are four core pillars (all promoted by OSHA as solutions to workplace violence): • Recordkeeping/annual comprehensive violence risk assessment • Annual violence prevention training • Workplace violence prevention committees • A post-incident response system
* Bureau of Labor Statistics, Study 2010 ** Bureau of Labor Statistics, Study 2007