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Improving Hospital Safety and Security

Start Date:
Wednesday, 21 February, 2018
End Date:
Thursday, 22 February, 2018 5:00pm
Health & Nutrition

Up to 95% of healthcare workers have experienced verbal or physical assault - WorkSafe Victoria The implications of Occupational Violence and Aggression (OVA) have far reaching consequences on the safety and long-term wellbeing of hospital staff, patients and visitors. While OVA is common, it should not be tolerated or become an accepted part of the job. The Improving Hospital Safety and Security conference will bring together key stakeholders across clinical, security, police and paramedic backgrounds to share tangible strategies to improve coordinated approaches to prevention, intervention and post-incident responses.

This conference will focus on:Strengthening incident prevention and embedding a safety cultureBoosting interdisciplinary and interagency collaboration and communicationSupporting staff wellbeing post-incidentUtilising data and technology to inform hospital initiativesNavigating legal issues and balancing duty of care with staff safety Who will attend? Security and patient services personnel responsible for:Security ServicesPatient Support ServicesFacilities ManagementOHS/WHS, OVAOperations Clinicians responsible for:EmergencyMental HealthDrug and AlcoholAged CareGeneral Medicine URL:Brochure: Speakers: Dr Michael Golding, Kevin Tuohey, Susan Harding, John Ludvigson.


CQ Functions Melbourne,
113 Queen Street,

Organizer Details

Conference organized by Criterion Conferences


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