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Document ID (ISN)104952
CIS number 06-497
ISSN - Serial title 0815-6409 - Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Mayhew C., McCarthy P.
Title Occupational violence/bullying in public service organisations
Bibliographic information Feb. 2005, Vol.21, No.1, p.33-42. 48 ref.
Abstract In this study, data on occupational violence and bullying were collected by means of face-to-face interviews with workers involved in juvenile detention, health care, tertiary education and public housing. Items included the number of bullying events experienced during the previous 12 months, characteristics of the alleged perpetrators, perceptions of higher-risk locations and situations, and suggested strategies for prevention. Findings are discussed and several recommendations are proposed.
Descriptors (primary) Australia; bullying; government services; violence; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) survey; prison services; health care personnel; educational institutions
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Public and government services
Bullying and mobbing
Violence and terrorism