OSHA launched a new Preventing Workplace Violence in Healthcare webpage this week.  It contains several new tools and resources to help healthcare facilities combat workplace violence, including:

  • An executive summary for hospital administrators and others who want to learn more about the prevalence of workplace violence in healthcare, associated costs, key risk factors, and what

Employers may seek additional information regarding an employee’s religious beliefs where the employee seeks to be excused from participating in a mandatory influenza vaccination program for religious reasons, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Office of Legal Counsel. The opinion came in an informal discussion letter in which the Office responded to an inquiry