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  • Date
    2010-08-30
  • Title
    Framework Guidelines for Addressing Workplace Violence in the Health Sector
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    International Labour Office; International Council of Nurses;World Health Organisation; Public Services International
  • Year
    2002
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  • Description
    [Excerpt from publishers] The objective of these Framework Guidelines is to provide general guidance in addressing workplace violence in the health sector. Far from being in any way prescriptive, the Guidelines should be considered a basic reference tool for stimulating the autonomous development of similar instruments specifically targeted at and adapted to different cultures, situations and needs. The Guidelines cover the following key areas of action:prevention of workplace violencedealing with workplace violencemanagement and mitigation of the impact of workplace violencecare and support of workers affected by workplace violencesustainability of initiatives undertakenAlso available in Russian at: http://www.icn.ch/WViolenceRussian.pdf
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    Work Environment
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