Tag Archive for: workplace violence

Health care workplace violence an epidemic, says Ontario nurses’ union leader

There are some professions with an expectation you might encounter violence in your working day. A soldier in wartime. A police officer. A nightclub bouncer. A nurse.

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Safe Staffing and Workplace Violence: How Direct Care Nurses Can Join Together and Protect Our Patients and Ourselves

Safe Staffing saves lives, but all over the state we see hospitals trying to lower costs by cutting staff and stretching RNs too thin.

At the same time, Workplace Violence in healthcare settings continues to increase. We have been physically harmed and verbally threatened. Even fatal assaults, like the recent shooting at Mercy Fitzgerald, are on the rise.

How can direct care nurses join together to protect ourselves and our patients? Find out on October 9, 2014

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Medical workers say violence is too often part of the job

Last week’s shooting at an outpatient office on the campus of Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital was a reminder that the healing professions can be surprisingly dangerous.

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Health: An Unsettling Investigation Involving Hospitals

CBS 3 uncovers something disturbing happening inside local hospitals. Health care workers being attacked. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the investigation.

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Legislative Update: Workplace Violence and Ratio Plans for 2013

Where we are with the Pennsylvania Workplace Violence Prevention Bill and the Nurse-to-Patient Ratio Bill, and what we’ll be doing in 2013 to protect ourselves and our patients.

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Questions about the Health Care Facilities Workplace Violence Prevention Act

  Who is Covered? Since the bill addresses security risks throughout the…

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Workplace Violence Prevention Report on the House Bill 1992 Hearing

Elizabeth McNeal was working in Temple‚Äôs ER as the triage nurse one day when…

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Nurses tell of workplace violence at state hearing

By Gary Weckselblatt, PhillyBurbs.com

Several nurses testified about horror stories at work during a state House hearing in Harrisburg on Tuesday that sought answers on how to prevent the violence in health care settings.

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Hearing to Be Held on Workplace Violence Prevention Bill

House Bill 1992 Would Protect Health Care Employees from Assault

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