HSE advice on violence
- Multiple Risk Factors for Violence to Seven Occupational Groups in the Swedish Caring Sector. Viitasara, Eija; Sverke, Magnus; Menckel, Ewa // Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations;Spring2003, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p202
Violence towards health-care personnel represent an increasing problem, but little is known in terms of how different occupational groups are affected. A questionnaire was sent to a stratified sample of 2,800 of 173,000 employees in the Swedish municipal health and welfare sector. Seven major...
- Combating attacks on health workers. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;7/21/2012, Vol. 345 Issue 7866, p6
The article reports on the opening of an art exhibition at the South Bank in London, England on July 25, 2012.
- CALL FOR EMPLOYERS TO ACT ON ASSAULTS. // Nursing Standard;12/5/2012, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p8
Employers should review how they deal with physical assaults on staff where the actions of the assailant are caused by medical factors such as adverse drug reactions or the effects of dementia, the RCN says.
- Violence in the workplace and towards the midwife. Dimond, Bridgit // British Journal of Midwifery;Nov2003, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p686
Considers the growing evidence of violence on the British National Health Service staff, the legal duties on employer and employee in the field of health and safety and the implications of the zero tolerance policy and web site for midwives. Contractual and statutory duty of employers to take...
- Keeping an eye on crime. // Emergency Nurse;Mar2015, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p7
The article reports that the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) in Wales has provided its staff with body-worn security cameras to reduce the occurrence of violent assaults against UHB staff.
- Non-Physical Violence. Lanza, Marilyn L.; Zeiss, Robert A.; Rierdan, Jill // AAOHN Journal;Sep2006, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p397
This research study assessed the extent to which non-physical violence is a risk factor for physical violence against workers in health care settings. More than 600 nursing staff, other clinical providers, and non-clinical staff in two health care settings completed a cross-sectional survey. For...
- Personal touch might defuse potential violence. // Healthcare Risk Management;Nov2010, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p130
The article focuses on the issue of personal interactions or contact as way to reduce stress levels of patients in hospitals and family members in which the risk of violence are lowered in the U.S.
- Countermeasures of violence against medical staff. In-Sool Yoo // Journal of the Korean Medical Association / Taehan Uisa Hyophoe ;Feb2014, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p88
Violence against medical personnel has been increasing recently, and violence in the doctor's office has become a serious threat to the safety of patients and medical personnel. However, medical personnel are not receiving adequate protection from violence, and the Assault Prevention Act against...
- Violence against health care. // Australian Nursing Journal;Sep2011, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p15
The article discusses a report which was released in 2011 by the International Committee of the Red Cross and which suggests that attacks against health care structures, personnel and ambulances in conflict zones across the globe are severely limiting access to health care for entire communities...