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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

 


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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.
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For further information about Violence Prevention such as risk assessments, alert notification, training, and targeted violence, please contact healthandsafety@bcnu.org.

UPDATED: November 24, 2022

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