New Workplace Violence Laws

December 9, 2023

B553 – Takes effect July 1, 2024
If you have 10 or more employees, you must:
  • Have a workplace violence prevention plan.
  • Name specific individuals responsible for implementation of the plan.
  • Cite methods used to implement and train employees.
  • Have written procedures for how to respond to workplace violence and prohibit retaliation against employees who report workplace violence.
  • Have procedures to assess, identify, and evaluate risk factors related to workplace violence.
  • Have procedures for post-incident response and investigation.
  • Maintain a log of workplace violence incidents with date, time, location, identities of those involved, description of incident, circumstances (regular work duties or other,) whether involved physical, verbal, sexual, or animal attack, consequences, and corrective actions including medical treatment or law enforcement notification.
  • Your workplace violence plan must be reviewed and updated annually.
  • Talon/SSI has expertise in workplace violence training and is certified by the California Bar Association to present workplace violence training for continuing education credit. Talon/SSI can assist in development of a plan and log for your business.
To contact us, call: 714-434-7476.


Ron Williams, CFS
United States Secret Service-Retired
Talon Companies

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