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Breaking down new and revised Joint Commission workplace violence prevention requirements

The Joint Commission unveiled new and revised workplace violence prevention requirements effective January 1, 2022. Specifically, it issued three new elements of performance (EP) for existing standards and revised two other EPs.

“My message to healthcare security leaders is to read the standards and determine if they meet the intent of the standards,” says Paul Sarnese, CHPA, MAS, MSE, CAPM, immediate past president of the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety and assistant vice president for safety, security, and emergency management at Virtua Health. “Conducting an assessment is the first step to ensure compliance.” 

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