Safety

Preventing violence against ED nurses

OSHA Healthcare Connection, May 31, 2011

"Imagine if every time you came to work, there was a pretty good chance you would face a threat of physical violence or verbal assault? This is an everyday experience for emergency department nurses," according to a May 24 HealthLeaders Media article, "ENA Aims to Prevent Violence Against Nurses."

In the article, AnnMarie Papa, RN, president of the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), shares some of the early findings from a multiyear study to examine workplace violence against ED nurses.

Read more at the OSHA Healthcare Advisor.
 

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