|Document ID (ISN)||101537|
|Convention or series no.
||DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2002-101
||Violence - Occupational hazards in hospitals
||Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998, USA, Apr. 2002. iv, 10p. 9 ref.
||http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/2002-101.html [in English]
||Recent data indicate that hospital workers are at increased risk for experiencing violence in the workplace. This booklet aimed at increasing worker and employer awareness of the risk factors for violence in hospitals and at providing strategies for reducing exposure to these factors. Topics covered: types of workplace violence; workers at risk; areas where violence may occur; effects of violence (injury, disability, psychological trauma, death); risk factors; prevention strategies for employers; dealing with the consequences of violence; safety tips for hospital workers; case reports of effective strategies.
||USA; hospitals; training material; risk factors; violence; health care personnel
||injuries; nursing personnel; safety guides; fatalities; plant safety and health organization; psychological effects
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Psychology and sociology
|Broad subject area(s)
||Stress, psychosocial factors
Health care services
Violence and terrorism