H.R. 1195: Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act

CBO Score

$88 million

Date of Report

Fri April 9th, 2021

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

117th Congress

To direct the Secretary of Labor to issue an occupational safety and health standard that requires covered employers within the health care and social service industries to develop and implement a comprehensive workplace violence prevention plan, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Joe Courtney — D — CT

Requires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in health care, social service, and other sectors. Specifically, Labor must issue an interim occupational safety and health standard that requires certain employers to take actions to protect workers and other personnel from workplace violence. The standard applies to employers in the health care sector, in the social service sector, and in sect...

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