Occupational Safety and
U.S. Department of Labor
Summary from "Guidelines
for Preventing Workplace Violence for Health Care and Social Workers"
OSHA 3148-01R 2004
Recommendations: Minimizing environmental risks
Engineering controls remove the hazard from the workplace or create a barrier between the worker and the hazard. There are several measures that can effectively prevent or control workplace hazards. The selection of any measure, of course, should be based on the hazards identified in the workplace security analysis of each facility.
Among other options, employers may choose to:
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