Improving Hospital Safety and Security: Melbourne, Australia, 21-22 February 2018
Improving Hospital Safety and Security

Improving Hospital Safety and Security

Melbourne, Australia
21-22 February 2018

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 and 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 and embedding a safety culture
Boosting interdisciplinary and interagency collaboration and communication
Supporting staff wellbeing post-incident
Utilising data and technology to inform hospital initiatives
Navigating legal issues and balancing duty of care with staff safety

Who will attend?
Security and patient services personnel responsible for:
Security Services
Patient Support Services
Facilities Management


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.

Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Category:Science, Health & Medicine
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