• Barriers to Effective Implementation of Programs for the Prevention of Workplace Violence in Hospitals

    Effective workplace violence (WPV) prevention programs are essential, yet challenging to implement in healthcare. The aim of this study was to identify major barriers to implementation

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  • Stressful Incidents of Physical Violence Against Emergency Nurses

    Physical violence against nurses has become an endemic problem affecting nurses in all settings. The purpose of this study was to describe acts of physical violence

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  • Workplace violence in health care Experts say 'part of the job' mindset needs to change

    Violence is a common workplace hazard for nurses and other health care workers. Barton, who is residency director at Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit and a spokesperson

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  • OSHA Announces Top 10 Most-Cited Violations for FY 2014

    San Diego – OSHA, together with Safety+Health magazine, on Sept. 16 unveiled the agency’s Top 10 most-cited violations for fiscal year 2014 during the NSC Congress

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  • Wisconsin: Roofing Company Cited by OSHA for Exposing Workers to Falls - The Leading Cause of Workplace Fatalities

    EDGERTON, Wis. – Diaz Roofing LLC allowed four employees to reshingle a residential rooftop without required fall protection, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and

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  • Burn Safety Awareness on Playgrounds

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission 􁈺CPSC􁈻 wants you to be aware of the risk of thermal burns from playground equipment. You may remember the metal

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  • CPSC's Public Playground Safety Handbook

    The safety of each individual piece of playground equipment as well as the layout of the entire play area should be considered when designing or evaluating

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  • Kiddie Korral Recalls Girls Hoodies with Ponies Due to Strangulation Hazard

    A drawstring through the hood of the hoodies can pose a strangulation hazard to children. Drawstrings can become entangled or caught on playground slides, hand rails,

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