Worker, workplace, and community/environmental risk factors for workplace violence in emergency departments.

@article{Gillespie2017WorkerWA,
  title={Worker, workplace, and community/environmental risk factors for workplace violence in emergency departments.},
  author={G L Gillespie and Bunnany Pekar and Terri L. Byczkowski and Bonnie Sue Fisher},
  journal={Archives of environmental & occupational health},
  year={2017},
  volume={72 2},
  pages={79-86}
}
Workplace violence committed by patients and visitors has high propensity to occur against emergency department employees. This article reports the association of worker, workplace, and community/environmental factors with violence risks. A cross-sectional research design was used with 280 employees from six emergency departments in the Midwest United States. Respondents completed the Survey of Violence Experienced by Staff and a 10-item demographic questionnaire. Data were analyzed using… CONTINUE READING