Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees Act

Published: 06/10/2022

Sources:
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

United States Representatives Dean and Bucshon have introduced the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act. This bill, modeled after current protections for aircraft and airport workers – like flight crews and attendants – would provide legal penalties for individuals who knowingly and intentionally assault or intimidate hospital employees.

According to the press release about the SAVE Act, the incidence of hospital violence across the country has continued to increase, despi

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