|Document ID (ISN)||105596|
|Convention or series no.
||DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2002-101 (Sp2006)
||Violence - Occupational hazards in hospitals
||Violencia - Peligros ocupacionales en los hospitales [in Spanish]|
||Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998, USA, 2004. iii, 11p. 9 ref.
||http://www.cdc.gov/spanish/niosh/docs/2004-165appA-sp.html [in Spanish]
http://www.cdc.gov/spanish/niosh/docs/2002-101sp.html [in Spanish]
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/pdfs/2002-101.pdf [in English]
||Spanish translation of the document indexed under CIS 03-562. This booklet aims to increase worker and employer awareness of the risk factors for violence in hospitals and to provide 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; violence; health care personnel
||injuries; nursing personnel; safety guides; risk factors; fatalities; 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