Below are PRISM resources curated to assist our members as the July 1st effective date of SB 553 approaches. These resources are designed to provide support and guidance to help your agency comply with the regulation's requirements. For additional assistance or clarification, please do not hesitate to reach out to Risk Control.


Workplace Violence Prevention & SB 553 Requirements (Plan. Log. Train.)
DIR Publishes Model Workplace Violence Prevention Plan
Special Education and Workplace Violence Reporting

Workplace Violence Prevention: Best Practices for Public Agencies

PRISM Risk Control has updated the Workplace Violence Prevention: Best Practices for Public Agencies guide to include SB 553. Developed in partnership with Chubb, this resource is great no matter where you are in the development of an agency workplace violence prevention program. In the easy-to-read guide you will find; SB 553 requirements, examples and a sample incident log. Please note a password is required, contact Doug McGill for access assistance.

Workplace Violent Incident Log Template

Per SB 553, an agency must keep a violent incident log. Employers are required to track every incident of violence as defined in the regulation, which includes specific data points that must be captured in the log. PRISM has developed an excel spreadsheet Workplace Violent Incident Log to assist Members.

Additional Resources

SB-553 Occupational safety: workplace violence: restraining orders and workplace violence prevention plan.
Cal/OSHA Workplace Violence Prevention Guidance and Resources
California Labor Code Section 6401.9