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Healthcare and Social Assistance Program

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The Healthcare and Social Assistance Program’s mission is to eliminate occupational diseases, injuries, and fatalities and improve health and well-being among those who work in industries providing human and veterinary healthcare and that provide social assistance services across a broad range of settings such as hospitals, clinics, nursing and private homes, and child day care.

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Workplace Violence Prevention for Nurses

The Workplace Violence Prevention Course is designed to give healthcare workers an opportunity to acquire free workplace violence prevention training while earning free continuing education units.

Training Curriculum for Homecare Workers

Caring for Yourself While Caring for Others is a free and curriculum developed by NIOSH to assist trainers in meeting the health and safety training needs for homecare workers with respect to hazards commonly encountered in homecare workplaces and practical solutions to manage risks and improve safety.