Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Preventing and Managing Violence in the Workplace

Type of Guideline: 
Healthy Work Environments
Status: 
Published
Publish Date: 
2009
About this Guideline:

Learn about four types of violence encountered by nurses and other health-care professionals. It provides evidence-informed strategies to plan, implement, and evaluate outcomes related to recognizing and assessing the risk of violence in the workplace.

This guideline provides evidence-informed individual, system, and organizational recommendations to recognize, prevent and effectively intervene in workplace violence, thereby fostering healthy work environments.

It also identifies individual, organizational, and system resources that support prevention, recognition, early detection and effective interventions related to preventing and managing violence in the workplace.

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