Workplace violence injury in 106 US hospitals participating in the Occupational Health Safety Network (OHSN), 2012‐2015

  title={Workplace violence injury in 106 US hospitals participating in the Occupational Health Safety Network (OHSN), 2012‐2015},
  author={Matthew R. Groenewold and Raymond Francis R. Sarmiento and Kelly Vanoli and William M. Raudabaugh and Susan Nowlin and Ahmed E Gomaa},
  journal={American Journal of Industrial Medicine},
BACKGROUND Workplace violence is a substantial occupational hazard for healthcare workers in the United States. METHODS We analyzed workplace violence injury surveillance data submitted by hospitals participating in the Occupational Health Safety Network (OHSN) from 2012 to 2015. RESULTS Data were frequently missing for several important variables. Nursing assistants (14.89, 95%CI 10.12-21.91) and nurses (8.05, 95%CI 6.14-10.55) had the highest crude workplace violence injury rates per 1000… 

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