(a) For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:
(1) "Community health care worker" means an individual who provides health care or health care-related services to clients in home settings.
(2) "Employer" means a person or entity that employs a community health care worker. "Employer" does not include an individual who is a recipient of home-based services and who is responsible for hiring his or her own community health care worker.
(3) "Violence" means a physical assault or a threat of a physical assault.
(b) Every employer shall keep a record of any violence committed against a community health care worker and shall file a copy of that record with the department in the form and detail and within the time limits prescribed by the department.
(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 46, Sec.