New Jersey Violence in the Workplace laws & safety compliance analysis

New Jersey Violence in the Workplace: What you need to know

Guns in the Workplace
Concealed Weapons

There are no state laws in New Jersey that force an employer or business to allow guns on its private property, including parking lots.

Prohibited Practices
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Many states have passed laws to prevent violence in the workplace. New Jersey has enacted such a law for certain healthcare facilities.

Healthcare Facilities

The New Jersey state Violence Prevention in Health Care Facilities Act prohibits employers at healthcare facilities from retaliating against workers who report incidents. Covered healthcare entities licensed by the Department of Health and Senior Services are required to establish violence prevention programs to protect healthcare workers. The violence prevention programs are subject to numerous, specific requirements set forth in NJ Rev. Stat. Sec. 26:2H-1et seq.

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