Workplace Safety and Violence Prevention Education Inventory

The UNC Medical Center Workplace Safety Committee is currently evaluating institutional policies and educational training offered for staff, addressing workplace safety and violence prevention.

In an effort to evaluate education and training at UNC Medical Center, this group is requesting for all service managers, to please submit an inventory of staff development and training offered in your areas, which may address:

  • Appropriate incident reporting for verbal or physical assault
  • Prevention of verbal and physical violence 
  • De-escalation techniques 
  • Purpose of behavioral response teams 
  • Identification of high risk patients or situations 
  • Response to high risk situations and security threats 
  • After action response and care for the employee involved 
  • Other as applies

All responses may be sent to Heather Tuttle, Nurse Educator for UNC Hospitals Emergency Services at

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