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Report: Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic employees still not protected

Hospital Safety Insider, January 10, 2013

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Months after the mass shooting in March at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, a government-contracted workplace violence expert concluded that the hospital was not putting enough emphasis on protecting its employees from attacks by patients.

Instead, according to a report the expert submitted in August to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the hospital in Oakland was focused almost exclusively on the safety of its patients.

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
 



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