Violence in the workplace training

Violence in the workplace training

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Scientific American calls is an "Epidemic of Violence against Health Care Workers". Based on a simple research we found the following stats: Nearly 2 million Americans report they’ve been victims of violence at work. In 2010, 1 in 9 workplace fatalities were homicides. Homicide is the most common cause of workplace fatalities in women. Workplace violence is one of the gravest occupational hazards for healthcare workers. Nearly one-third of nurses are subjected to physical or verbal assaults at least once a month. Geriatric wards and waiting rooms are two of the most frequent sites for hospital violence (along with emergency departments and psychiatric wards).                                  http://blog.stericycle.com/bid/165975/10-Shocking-Workplace-Violence-Statistics The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) mandates that, in addition to compliance with hazard-specific standards, all employers have a general…
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