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A safer place to work : protecting NHS hospital and ambulance staff from
violence and agression -
'A safer place to work :
protecting NHS hospital and ambulance staff from violence and aggression' is
published by the National Audit Office, (NAO) (March 2003).
American Nurses Association Demands Stricter Violence Protections for Health
Care Workers - Murder of Florida psychiatric nurse prompts profession's
call to action. (Nursing World,
American Nurses Association Renews Call for Gun Control in
Wake of Pennsylvania Nurse Shooting
Released: June 19, 1999)
Art Imitates Life: TV Show, "Er," Highlights Threat of Workplace Violence
Released: Feb. 9, 2000)
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety - Violence in the
workplace - This 1999 document provides a succinct overview of
workplace violence, factors that increase the risks, and guidance on
initiative on workplace violence - Information on occupational
violence prevention from a human resource perspective.
And Implementing A Workplace Violence Prevention Program And Policy -
NIOSH & CDC
Health and Safety Executive
(UK) - The central government agency for OHS in the United Kingdom. The
HSE has initiated a series of violence-reduction initiatives; publishes a
wide range of OHS guides, has a comparatively well-resourced research
laboratory; and funds a significant number of OHS research projects. Because
the OHS legislative framework in the Australian states and territories is
based on the UK Robens-based model, much of the HSE work is applicable to
ILO SafeWork - Violence at work - International Labour Organization,
ILO's InFocus Programme on Safety and Health at Work and the Environment.
The organisation has a series of publications on the prevention of
occupational violence. The ILO is a tripartite body established under the
United Nations. The ILO Conventions and Recommendations hold significant
international weight, including those related to OHS.
Managing workplace violence (UK) -
This website provides sector-specific case studies on the prevention of
occupational violence. Industry sectors covered include local government,
hospitality, retail, health care, transport and utilities. The website is
being progressively developed.
Health and Safety Commission - Australia
Nurse Clinging to Life; ANA/INA Fights to Protect All Nurses -
Released: Jan. 10, 2000)
Occupational hazards in hospitals
- NIOSH, April 2002. This online brochure aims to increase worker and
employer awareness of the risk factors for violence in hospitals and to
provide strategies for reducing exposure to these factors.
Recognition, prevention and therapeutic management of violence in mental
care - (PDF)
The UKCC (now the Nursing & Midwifery Council) commissioned this report in
1999 with the central aim of improving policy, practice and education in the
management of violence.
Violence In The Emergency Care Setting
- (PDF) Violence in the emergency department (ED) has shown an increase in
Workplace Violence - Violence in
Health Care: What Nurse Managers Need to Know.
World report on violence and
The report "World Report on Violence and Health" was published by the World
Health Organization (WHO) in October 2002.
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Tuesday, 09 March 2010