Penalties and Fines Are Just the Start.

When it comes to regulatory oversight, one complaint can lead to countless costs in dollars—and reputation.

It’s up to you to empower staff with the tools they need.

Joint Commission accreditation requires a demonstrable culture of safety.[1]

A “willful violation” costs you big.

OSHA fined a hospital $32,000 for exposing its employees to workplace violence.[2]

And the costs can keep coming.

A residential facility was fined $12,000 for exposing employees to workplace violence.[3]

Stop losing your best staff to a problem you can fix.

One nurse can cost you more than $100,000—including separation, recruiting, hiring, orientation, training, lost time, and lost productivity.[4]

A Safe Work Environment Starts With You

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Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® training teaches the practical skills and strategies needed for assessing, managing, and responding to workplace violence. Focusing on effective prevention and safe intervention, our time-tested training supports a culture of safety:

  • You choose key staff members to take our Instructor Certification Program.
  • They’ll master verbal and physical intervention skills and learn how to successfully facilitate our training to their peers.
  • After becoming certified, they’ll train their colleagues on-site according to the level of risk they face.
  • Your hospital begins experiencing a measurable reduction in workplace violence and its associated negative outcomes.

Act now and prevent violence from further harming your nursing staff and the patients they care for.

"By providing a safer environment, we see a decrease in using restraints, which results in a decrease in liability for the organization."

Lorraine Caradonna



  1. Workplace Violence, American Nursing Association, 2017
  2. OSHA Regional News Brief - Region 3, OSHA, 2017
  3. OSHA Regional News Brief - Region 7, OSHA, 2016
  4. Workplace Violence in Healthcare, OSHA, 2015
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Before you go, you might like this recent article about proactively addressing workplace violence in hospitals. It’s an evidence-based dive into the continuum of disruptive and assaultive behaviors—and effective strategies for addressing them—that you can use to start building a meaningful culture of safety at work.

We’d love to hear from you if you find it helpful—remember, everybody in your hospital deserves Care, Welfare, Safety, and Security℠.