Violence. Not Part of the Job.
Violence in BC health care facilities has reached shocking levels, with nurses on the front line. Nurses are now more likely than law enforcement and security workers to have a violent injury claim. On average 26 nurses a month in BC suffer a violent injury at work. READ MORE
Have you Experienced a Violent Incident at Work?
Delivering safe patient care means working in a safe and healthy environment. That means all incidents of violence must be reported to your supervisor and investigated.
- Assisting a member following a violent incident - hints and tips for stewards and JOHSC representatives.
- OHS rules are included in your collective agreement
- 'Here's What to Do' Poster (.pdf poster for posting in the worksite)
- Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Health Care in BC.
- Occupational Health and Safety Regulation Violence in the Workplace Part 4.27 – 4.31
- Take Care: How to Develop and Implement a Workplace Violence Prevention Program
- WorksafeBC Prevention Information Line
For further information about Violence Prevention such as risk assessments, alert notification, training, and targeted violence, please contact email@example.com.
If you've experienced a violent incident, witnessed one, or been involved in a near-miss situation that had potential for serious harm, we want to hear from you.