Healthcare Worker Safety

More workers are injured in the healthcare and social assistance industry sector than any other, and healthcare has one of the highest rates of work-related injuries and illnesses. To support workplace safety, IHA provides a wide variety of resources for healthcare professionals.

Health Care Violence Prevention Act


Workplace violence is four times more likely to occur in healthcare than other settings, with more than one-fifth of nurses reporting physical assaults. IHA provides resources on the Health Care Violence Prevention Act, which mandates prevention training and requires certain signage.

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American Hospital Association Workplace Violence Prevention Resources

Additional Workplace Violence Prevention Resources

Infectious Diseases (CDC Resources)