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Violence prevention measures move in Congress

Author(s): By Lisa Stand, JD, and Ruth Francis, MPH, MCHES

Assaults on the job are a hazard for nurses. The COVID-19 pandemic opened a window for elected leaders to see the safety risks—including workplace violence—that nurses face every day on the job. One welcome result is a bill passed by the U. S. House of Representatives to engage healthcare employers in workplace violence prevention. The…

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