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Be aware. Be prepared. 

Yale New Haven has a number of tools designed to keep employees safe and prepared for various situations. Check out these quick tips, and watch for more tips in future communications.

Quick tips – workplace violence

  • Be situationally aware. When you enter a room, know where you are and what surrounds you.
  • Observe your patient’s head, hands and feet at all times.
  • Be self-aware. You can’t control a patient’s behavior, but you can take steps to protect yourself. People communicate with words, tone and volume and body language.
  • Learn more about workplace violence. On the YNHHS employee intranet, go to “Departments and Communities,” “THRIVE” and “How to THRIVE at YNHHS” to access “My Safety.”