Section 3727.18 | Warning sign regarding abuse or assault of hospital staff.
(A) Any hospital may post the notice described in division (B) of this section in accordance with this division. A hospital that decides to post the notice shall consider posting it in a conspicuous location in all of the following areas:
(1) Major waiting room areas, including the waiting room areas of the emergency department, the labor and delivery department, the surgical department or unit, and the intensive care unit;
(2) The main entrance to the hospital;
(3) Any other area that the hospital determines to be appropriate.
(B) A notice posted pursuant to division (A) of this section shall include, at a minimum, all of the following statements and information:
"WE WILL NOT TOLERATE
any form of threatening or
toward our staff.
Assaults against our staff might
result in a felony conviction.
All staff have the right to carry out
their work without fearing for their safety."
Available Versions of this Section
- March 22, 2013 – House Bill 62, 129th General Assembly [ View March 22, 2013 Version ]