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Improving Hospital Safety and Security
|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 & 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 & embedding a safety culture
- Boosting interdisciplinary & interagency collaboration & communication
- Supporting staff wellbeing post-incident
- Utilising data & technology to inform hospital initiatives
- Navigating legal issues & balancing duty of care with staff safety
Who will attend?
Security & patient services personnel responsible for:
- Security Services
- Patient Support Services
- Facilities Management
- OHS/WHS, OVA
Clinicians responsible for:
- Mental Health
- Drug & Alcohol
- Aged Care
- General Medicine
Standard Delegate Rates: AUD 2499,
Standard Rates for Security and Support Services: AUD 1499,
Commercial Solutions Provider: AUD 3499
Speakers: Dr Michael Golding, Kevin Tuohey, Susan Harding, John Ludvigson
Web Link: Improving Hospital Safety and Security
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