New CA Workplace Violence Prevention Rule: What Heath Care Facilities Must Do Now to Prepare for Looming Compliance Deadlines

Webinar: ID# 1025128
Recorded On-Demand
About This Course:
ALERT: Health care facilities in California only have until April 1, 2018 to get into compliance with final workplace violence prevention (WVP) in healthcare regulations the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has approved. Acute care hospitals and psychiatric, assisted living, and skilled nursing facilities are just a few of the types of organizations impacted by these new regulations.

Entities meeting the definitions Cal/OSHA outlined effective April 1, 2017 will be subjected to numerous new WVP compliance requirements. The definitions broadly define health care facilities, so it’s important that any organization involved in the health care industry gets up to speed on precisely what the compliance obligations will be concerning WVP plan development in conjunction with injury and illness prevention plans, recordkeeping and reporting, workforce training, and more.

Join us when Attorney Andrew Sommer and workplace security expert Jeff Zisner will cover key workplace violence prevention practices and strategies health care facilities must set into motion under California’s final regulations.

You’ll learn:
  • Which health care facilities are covered under the new workplace violence prevention in healthcare regulations found in Title 8, Section 3342 of the state’s code
  • Applicable recordkeeping requirements concerning the identification of workplace hazards and corrective actions
  • Best practices for keeping violent incident logs as required under the new California regulations found in
  • Tips for responding to and investigating injuries resulting from workplace violence
  • Pointers on how to develop your health care facility’s workplace violence prevention plan and incorporate it into your overall injury and illness prevention program (IIPP)—and the applicable deadline you must meet
  • How to involve employees with developing, implementing and reviewing your WVP plan
  • Essential workforce training requirements under Cal/OSHA’s new WVP regulations
To learn more about upcoming Cal/OSHA compliance obligations, secure your seat at Cal/OSHA Summit 2017 on October 10-11, 2017 in Costa Mesa, CA.

About Your Presenters:

Andrew Sommer, Esq.
Conn Maciel Carey LLP

Andrew Sommer is a partner with Conn Maciel Carey’s OSHA Workplace Safety & Labor Employment practice groups. Mr. Sommer represents employers in a wide range of labor and employment matters, with a particular emphasis on occupational safety and health compliance and litigation. Mr. Sommer is an invited presenter at BLR’s Cal/OSHA Summit 2017.

Jeff Zisner, CPP
President & CEO
AEGIS Security & Investigations Inc.

Jeff Zisner specializes in high-end, customer-centric security, investigation, training, and consulting services. He manages complex investigations and large scale events, in addition to conducting security assessments, conducting training programs, and managing day-to-day business of his firm. As president and CEO of AEGIS Security & Investigations Inc., he is responsible overseeing all facets of AEGIS' security, investigations, training and consulting operations, manages clients, and ensures best practices and quality control adhered to from the top down.

Mr. Zisner is a recognized security industry expert with over 10 years of experience in the security and investigations industry. He is a Bureau of Security & Investigative Services Security instructor, private investigator, ASIS certified protection professional, and a coordinator through the FBI’s Infragard Commercial Facilities Sector. As a result of his dedication to Infragard’s mission and his production of high-quality training workshops, Mr. Zinser was awarded the National Infragard Rookie of the Year Award 2012. Mr. Sommer is an invited presenter at BLR’s Cal/OSHA Summit 2017.
New CA Workplace Violence Prevention Rule: What Heath Care Facilities Must Do Now to Prepare for Looming Compliance Deadlines
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