AWARE-NS has developed a Safety Management System (SMS) of 13 elements, complete with program content, tools, templates and forms that will support the needs of the Nova Scotia Health and Community Services sectors.
Six modules for implementing Workplace Violence Prevention programs, including tools, templates, education and information.
To help reduce the frequency and severity of these injuries, WorkSafeNB has been working since 2012 with the New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes. Here are some resources we hope will help nursing home administrators and workers keep their workplaces safe.
The tools and resources found on this site will provide workplaces with a consistent, scalable and consensus-based approach that can be used to build a comprehensive program or enhance an existing program with new tools and resources.
The Workplace Violence Prevention in Healthcare Leadership Table was created in August 2015 with a goal to drive a positive shift in organizational workplace violence prevention efforts.
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s overview of policies, operational procedures and guidelines for worker safety.
The Provincial Healthcare Violence Prevention Program for Health Care Workers in Manitoba has been developed to ensure that every reasonable effort will be made to mitigate, eliminate or reduce all forms of violence in health care workplaces.
Sample policies and procedures templates designed to help employers when developing their workplace harassment and violence prevention plans.
The Workplace Violence and Aggression Prevention Program provides the information, framework, training and resources you’ll need to incorporate an effective workplace violence prevention program into your health and safety management system.
Resources include sample policies and information on violence risks such as dementia, evaluations on procedure, advice, and links to training modules.
This toolkit describes the multifaceted factors that contribute to “aggressive behavior” and the best practices of an aggressive behavior response program. Throughout each section of the toolkit. Hospital Highlights can be found with real examples of how hospitals in Washington and throughout the country have implemented effective best practices to combat this issue.
This online Prevention of Violence in Healthcare toolkit is designed to be a resource for any facility that would like to establish a violence prevention program or improve their current program. It contains sample policies and procedures, staff education tools, information on data collection and reporting as well as developing a culture of accountability, risk identification tools, and guidance on responding to incidents. You are welcome to make use of anything in this toolkit, or to adapt it for your own purposes. Where appropriate, please cite the organization that is the source of the tool.
OSHA has developed this road map to assist healthcare employers and employees interested in establishing a
workplace violence prevention program or in strengthening an existing program. This road map is related to another OSHA publication called Guidelines for the Prevention of Violence in Healthcare . Like the guidelines, this road map describes the five core components of a workplace violence prevention program. It also provides real-world examples of how healthcare facilities have put workplace violence policies and procedures into practice.
This comprehesive toolkit, authored by Lynda Enos, RN, BSN, MS, COHN-S, CPE, will assist health care leadership and violence prevention committees and other stakeholders to:
Published by Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems