US Dept of Labor

Occupational Safety & Health AdministrationWe Can Help

Back to Alliance Program Home

Alliance Annual Report
Workplace Violence

U.S. Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Mobile Area Office
1141 Montlimar Drive Suite 1006
Mobile, Al 36609
(251) 441-6131; Fax (251) 441-6396

September 8, 2008

  1. Alliance Background

    Date Signed:

    June 10, 2006


    OSHA, Deep South Center, Safe State, EAP Lifestyle Management, Thomas Hospital, Infirmary Health System, Mercy Medical, Community Health Systems and Select Physical Therapy (formerly HEALTHSOUTH) established an Alliance to provide healthcare workers and others with information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect employee's health and safety, particularly in reducing and preventing exposure to workplace violence issues.

    Implementation Team Membership:

    Members consist of OSHA, Deep South Center (UAB), EAP Lifestyle Management, Thomas Hospital, Safe State Onsite Consultation Program, Mercy Medical, Community Health Systems and Select Physical Therapy (formerly HEALTHSOUTH)

    Contributors: Same as above

    Evaluation Period:

    July 16, 2007 through September 8, 2008

  2. Implementation Team Meetings:

    October 19, 2007, January 25, 2008, April 4, 2008, May 16, 2008, August 22, 2008

  3. Events and Products

    Training and Education


    • The group is currently preparing to conduct its second Workplace Violence Symposium. The event is scheduled for October 31, 2008, in Mobile, AL.

    • None

    Outreach and Communication

  4. Products

    • None

    Promoting the National Dialogue on Workplace Safety and Health FY


    • None


    • None
  5. Results
    • Refer to the events above.
  6. Upcoming Milestones in FY 2009
    • On October 31, 2008, the group will conduct a Workplace Violence Symposium on the Mobile, Alabama, campus as the University of South Alabama. The following topics will be addressed at the event:
    • 1.Workplace Violence Prevention Strategies and Research Needs
    • 2.From the Crime Scene to the Emergency Room
    • 3.Arm Yourself: Workplace Violence - Education Prevention & Intervention
    • 4.Preparing a Workplace Violence Policy & Plan
    • Alliance members are working with Florida representatives to develop a similar WPV Alliance in that State.

*Accessibility Assistance: Contact OSHA's Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs at (202) 693-2200 for assistance accessing PDF materials.

All other documents, that are not PDF materials or formatted for the web, are available as Microsoft Office® formats and videos and are noted accordingly. If additional assistance is needed with reading, reviewing or accessing these documents or any figures and illustrations, please also contact OSHA's Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs at (202) 693-2200.

**eBooks - EPUB is the most common format for e-Books. If you use a Sony Reader, a Nook, or an iPad you can download the EPUB file format. If you use a Kindle, you can download the MOBI file format.

Back to Top

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.