Workplace Violence Against Nurses Reports

House Bill 2696 (H.B. 2696), 84th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, added Section 105.009 to the Health and Safety Code to allow the Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies (TCNWS) to conduct a study on workplace violence against nurses in hospitals, freestanding emergency medical care facilities (FEC), nursing facilities, and home health agencies (HHA).

A survey of individual nurses and their experience with violence in workplace was conducted in 2016.

A survey of employers and the programs and policies in place in their organizations to prevent violence against nurses was conducted in 2016 and again in 2018.

For information and reports about the grant program can be found the grant program page by click here or selecting Workplace Violence Grant Program from the navigation menu on the left side of the page.


    Last updated February 11, 2021