Occupational violence and aggression against healthcare workers brochure

How to reduce or eliminate healthcare workers’ risk of experiencing work-related violence and aggression.

Last updated

Sep 2019

Reading level

easy

File Type and Size

PDF, 2.89 MB

Document Length

8 pages

What it contains

Healthcare workers regularly experience violence and aggression from patients and residents, visiting friends and family and even bystanders. This can significantly impact people’s physical and mental wellbeing. This document outlines:

  • the types of occupational violence healthcare workers can experience
  • the ongoing impact on healthcare workers’ wellbeing
  • why occupational violence and aggression is never just part of the job
  • why healthcare workers should report all acts of violence and aggression
  • how managers and employers can support and promote a workplace culture where violence  and aggression against healthcare workers is never tolerated