Protecting Workers from Workplace Violence in the ED

Emergency department (ED) workers are frequently targets of violence.  One recent study showed that 55 percent of ED nurses experienced physical violence and/or verbal abuse from a patient or a visitor over a single one-week period. PCTs, security, technologists,...

Best Practices in Preventing Violence in Nursing Homes

Front-line nursing home workers are often the target of resident aggression. Although the phenomenon has long been accepted as part of the job in many facilities, the repercussions can be substantial for staff, residents and employers alike. A new research bulletin...

Workplace Violence Collaborative Ends, but Its Work Lives On

Speaking at the Labor and Management Project (LMP)’s final workplace violence conference in July, Daine Williams, assistant director of 1199SEIU’s Nursing Home Division and co-chair of the New Directions and Innovations Committee (NDIC), praised the collaborative...

LMP to Share Results of Our Work at National Conferences

This summer and fall, you can catch LMP staff on the road sharing the results of our work at four national conferences. In August, Assistant Director, Nursing Homes Janice Dabney and consultant to the LMP Lois Schram will share their expertise on how to reduce...

LMP to Present on How to Make CNAs Safer at National Conference

The Labor Management Project will share its expertise on how to reduce violence in nursing homes on August 2 at this year’s Pioneer Network Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. LMP Assistant Director Janice Dabney and consultant Lois Schram will conduct a workshop on...