Work Related Violence

Zero

Oct 1, 2017

Does Zero Tolerance Equal Zero Incidents?

Zero Tolerance is a blunt tool for managing the complex issues of violence risks says Maybo Chairman, Bill Fox. He believes more sophisticated solutions achieve better results. Our understanding...

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Comment

Jul 17, 2016

Heavily pregnant mental health patient 'pinned to the floor' in NHS Trust

Multiple mainstream media outlets including BBC News, Daily Mail and Metro have this week reported that Central and North West London NHS Trust has launched an investigation after an eight month...

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BP Icon

Feb 22, 2016

Violence Risks - Are Your Colleagues Struggling to Assess Them?

Violence can be an unpredictable risk as its causes are complex and it is influenced by many variables. This dynamic nature was the basis of our pioneering work to apply dynamic risk assessment to...

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Fire Fighters

Sep 9, 2013

Dramatic Fall in Attacks on Fire Fighters in Scotland

The number of attacks on Scottish fire-fighters while attending incidents has more than halved in the last two years, according to official statistics, reports SHP Online. ‘Fire and Rescue...

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Care Home

Sep 9, 2013

Aggression Against Social Care Staff - What Are The Reasons?

Following its comprehensive survey on violence against social care workers, Community Care takes a deeper look at the reasons for aggression towards social care staff. The survey found that 80% of...

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Care At Home

Aug 21, 2013

Violence Against Care Staff - Community Care Survey 2013

The results of the latest Community Care investigation into violence in the care sector, suggests care staff are more likely to be subjected to threats and abuse than qualified social workers. The...

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Ambulance

Aug 19, 2013

Verbal Attack - Three South East Coast Ambulance Staff Verbally Abused Every...

The Argus has obtained figures on the number of assaults on members of the South East Coast Ambulance Service and reveals that scores of paramedics have been left with cuts, bruises and strains...

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Street Cleaner

Jun 20, 2013

Council Initiative to Tackle Violence at Work

A sharp increase in the number of incidents of violence and aggression against its staff has prompted East Ayrshire Council to take action. The Cumnock Chronicle reports on an initiative to tackle...

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8 Element Model

Apr 29, 2013

Work Related Violence - Learning the Lessons

Standards and guidance concerning violence risks have leapt forward over the past twelve years and 'violence reduction' is now a respected discipline with a degree for practitioners. Violence is a...

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