Health Professionals: Better awareness of workplace violence leads to better training

(US) LVB.com - Dawn Ouellette Nixon

Every day, workers in hospitals, psychiatric facilities, nursing homes and other settings face the threat of violence.

Physical assaults, from shoves to bites to punches, can and do beset health care professionals as they treat patients.

Yet, health care professionals interviewed by Lehigh Valley Business feel awareness of the risk is lacking. And they believe that training in how to handle workplace assaults needs to be a bigger part of the health care landscape.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

NewsLetter Sign-up

Yes. Sign Me Up!

The CCSA is devoted to Alberta health and safety. Sign up for the CCSA communications to stay up-to-date on:
  • Member news
  • Health and safety news
  • WCB Alberta highlights
  • News and views from CCSA