February 21 - 22, 2018    Melbourne , Australia
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 culture Boosting interdisciplinary and interagency collaboration and communication Supporting staff wellbeing post-incident Utilising data and technology to inform hospital initiatives Navigating legal issues and balancing duty of care with staff safety Who will attend? Security and patient services personnel responsible for: Security Services Patient Support Services Facilities Management OHS/WHS, OVA Operations Clinicians responsible for: Emergency Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Aged Care General Medicine


Location: CQ Functions Melbourne
CQ functions is situated in the heart of Melbourne's CBD at 113 Queen Street, between Bourke and Little Collins Streets. On-site parking (off Little Collins St.) and overflow parking within 3 minutes..
Contact Melbourne , Australia
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