Highlands Behavioral Healthcare System was cited for failing to implement adequate safety measures to protect staff from workplace violence. Inspectors found multiple documented incidents of worker injuries from violent acts at the psychiatric treatment facility. The company faces penalties of $11,934.
OSHA opened an investigation at the acute psychiatric treatment facility after receiving a complaint of workplace violence in October 2018. Investigators found numerous documented incidents of workplace violence that resulted in injuries to employees. OSHA issued one serious citation for failing to implement adequate measures to protect employees from workplace violence hazards.
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