Workplace violence in Oregon: an analysis using workers' compensation claims from 1990-1997.

@article{McCall2004WorkplaceVI,
  title={Workplace violence in Oregon: an analysis using workers' compensation claims from 1990-1997.},
  author={Brian P. McCall and Irwin B Horwitz},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={357-66}
}
One of the most serious occupational problems in the workplace is the occurrence of violent assaults. This study examined 2028 workers' compensation claims of workplace violence from Oregon between 1990 and 1997, and used Current Population Survey data for risk analysis. The rate of workplace violence was 1.86 per 10,000 employees annually (95% confidence interval, 1.78-1.94), with females and workers under 35 years of age experiencing the most violence. The average claim resulted in… CONTINUE READING

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