Workplace Safety

​​​Workplace Safety for Healthcare Workers – KRS 216.701 – 709

KRS 216.703​ requires the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) to develop and disperse the following information to health facilities:

  • Guidelines for developing a workplace safety assessment:  
    • The assessment should at minimum include those strategies listed in KRS 216.705 (2)(a-h).  
    • Refer to the OSHA Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers and Preventing Workplace Violence: A Roadmap for Healthcare Facilities for guidelines on developing a workplace safety assessment.

Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for ​Healthcare and ​​Social Service Workers 

Preventing Workplace Violence: A ​Roadmap for Healthcare Facilities

Workplace Safety Tool Kit

  • Examples of workplace safety standards specific to preventing workplace violence against healthcare workers:
    • can be found throughout the OSHA documents (see links above)

Additional Information