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« on: November 04, 2018, 12:24:37 pm »

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Where are the most violent workplaces

People working in the NHS can face violence and threats - now the government is promising to tackle this problem.
So are NHS staff the professional group most at risk of violence in their workplace?

Until last year, national figures were produced on assaults on health staff - but the body responsible, NHS Protect was closed in April 2017.

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Teachers and transport workers, while they were nowhere near as at risk as health, police or prison staff, were also subjected to more violence than many other categories of profession, according to the HSE.

It gave the example of bus drivers being subjected to robberies during which they have been threatened with "knives, air guns, even samurai swords".

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