Human Resources - work place harm

Requested by: Private individual | Response provided: 2019-02-26
Category: Harm to Staff

I write in response to your Official Information Act request dated 28 Januaury 2019, You requested the following information:

 1. “The overall number of recorded assaults on health service staff over the last three years to enable a year by year comparison.

2. The overall number of incidents where heath service staff and been threatened or verbally abused over the last three years to enable a year by year comparison.

3. The number of assaults on health service staff within the mental health field over the same time period.

4. The number of incidents where mental health staff have been threatened or verbally abused.

5. The number of injuries sustained by health service staff over the last three years including those injured whilst working.

6. The number of injuries sustained by mental health staff over the last three years.

7. The number of convictions against individuals who have assaulted health service staff over the last three years.

8. The number of convictions against individuals who have assaulted mental health staff over the last three years.

9. The number of individuals who have been sent to prison for assaulting health service staff.

10. The number of individuals who have been sent to prison for assaulting mental health staff.

11. The number of physical restraints required by health service staff to contain someone due to their aggressive/violent behaviour.

12. The number of physical restraints required by mental health staff to contain someone due to their aggressive/violent behaviour.

13. The number of times police have been called to assist with managing individuals who were exhibiting aggressive/violent behaviours.

 

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