October is Australian Safe Work Month and the NSWNMA will be ramping up our anti-violence campaign to ensure every nurse and midwife in the state is safe at work.
Members have told us time and time again that the current systems in place are failing and needs to be improved. Vital changes to transparency about reporting and support from management are needed immediately. Nurses and midwives deserve better and action must be taken because no one should be unsafe at work.
During Safe Work month, the NSWNMA will be visiting hospitals across NSW and we could be heading to a site near you! Keep an eye on your inbox for updates.
Other actions we’re undertaking will include:– Education sessions with FREE CPD– Safety resources and tools on our website (already a few resources below)– A statewide action on October 30. More details to come.
The NSWNMA has produced a number of resources that will be made available to members from October.
How To Fill Out An IIMS: Violence
How To Fill Out An IIMS: Staffing
Aged care incident reporting
Day of action poster
Become a Health and Safety Rep Guide
Resolving a WHS issue Worksheet
Workplace Bullying: A guide to assist NSWNMA Members
Workplace Bullying Poster
Health Care and Social Assistance Work Health and Safety Sector Plan 2019
NSWNMA violence app
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