Reducing Violence in Health Care: Together
PSHSA’s Violence, Aggression & Responsive Behaviours (VARB) tools are making a significant impact across Ontario’s public hospitals. An evidence-based evaluation was recently completed to better understand their awareness, use and effectiveness.
Healthcare Jobs rank among the Top 10 occupations for workplace violence lost time injury claims
(WSIB By the Numbers- 2015)
Workplace violence continues to be a risk to both staff and patients/ residents/ clients in the healthcare sector.
It is a complex hazard that requires a multifaceted approach to address. This website contains resources developed in Ontario to support healthcare workplaces in their efforts to prevent and reduce the risk of workplace violence.
- PSHSA Violence, Aggression & Responsive Behaviour (VARB) toolkits and the
- Products from Ontario’s Ministry of Labour and Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care joint initiative- Preventing workplace violence in the health care sector.
These resources, plus leading practices are available on this website and have also been linked into our Five Step Process for building or evaluating your workplace Violence prevention program.