Occupational Violence : Types , Reporting Patterns , and Variations between Health Sectors

@inproceedings{Mayhew2002OccupationalV,
  title={Occupational Violence : Types , Reporting Patterns , and Variations between Health Sectors},
  author={Claire Mayhew},
  year={2002}
}
Overall, the data indicate that the high-risk jobs are similar across western industrialised countries. However, the incidence varies across nation states because patterns of employment (and hence exposure), and other structural factors (such as firearms access) are diverse from one country to another, and between industry and occupational sub-groups. Organisational policies and strategies can also exacerbate or reduce the risks. While the level of risk appears to be rising over time, some… CONTINUE READING

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