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Evaluation of OSHA Violence Prevention Guidelines in Mental Health, Final Progress Report.


PB2006106721

Publication Date 2004
Personal Author Lipscomb, J. A.; Soeken, K.; Rosen, J.; McPhaul, K.; Choi, M.; Geiger-Brown, J.
Page Count 52
Abstract This report describes a violence prevention program, modeled after Federal OSHA guidelines, implemented in three NYS in-patient mental health facilities between 2000 and 2004. The report discusses the participatory process essential to a successful violence prevention effort. The report also details the research conducted to evaluate the impact of the program on threats and assault, staff perception of risk factors for assault and job satisfaction.
Keywords
  • Violence prevention
  • Guidelines
  • US OSHA
  • Mental health facilities
  • Patients
  • Participation
  • Research
  • Evaluation
  • Impact
  • Threats
  • Assaults
  • Recommendations
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Source Agency
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Corporate Authors Maryland Univ. at Baltimore. School of Nursing.; National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, DC.
Supplemental Notes Sponsored by National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical Report
NTIS Issue Number 200614
Evaluation of OSHA Violence Prevention Guidelines in Mental Health, Final Progress Report.
Evaluation of OSHA Violence Prevention Guidelines in Mental Health, Final Progress Report.
PB2006106721

  • Violence prevention
  • Guidelines
  • US OSHA
  • Mental health facilities
  • Patients
  • Participation
  • Research
  • Evaluation
  • Impact
  • Threats
  • Assaults
  • Recommendations
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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