29 September 2010

Nursing Home Workers At Risk for Assault: Study

Musculoskeletal pain among staff may often be related to violence in the workplace

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The staff were drawn from a wide range of occupations within each facility. Most were women, and there were no temporary workers. The average amount of time each employee had worked in their current position was 12 years, according to the report published in the Sept. 28 online edition of the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine.


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