Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 331.002
Workplace Violence Prevention Committee


Each facility shall establish a workplace violence prevention committee or authorize an existing facility committee to develop the workplace violence prevention plan required under Section 331.004 (Workplace Violence Prevention Plan).


A committee must include at least:


one registered nurse who provides direct care to patients of the facility;


except as provided by Subsection (c), one physician licensed to practice medicine in this state who provides direct care to patients of the facility; and


one facility employee who provides security services for the facility if any and if practicable.


If a facility described by Section 331.001 (Definitions)(3)(A) does not have on staff at least one physician described by Subsection (b)(2), the facility is not required to include a physician on the committee.


A health care system that owns or operates more than one facility may establish a single committee for all of the system’s facilities if:


the committee develops a violence prevention plan for implementation at each facility in the system; and


data related to violence prevention remains distinctly identifiable for each facility in the system.
Added by Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 31 (S.B. 240), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2023.

Source: Section 331.002 — Workplace Violence Prevention Committee, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­331.­htm#331.­002 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 331.002’s source at texas​.gov