Healthcare workplace violence compared to other occupations

By: May 21st, 2012 Email This Post Print This Post

Healthcare workers were victims of workplace violence  at more than twice the rate of the general workforce but less often than people in other dangerous jobs.

Workplace violence reports by occupation

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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any ideas for physician offices for a security alert/panic button?? I dont think using a doorbell is a good resolution and havent had much success on line searching for something.
thanks

 

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