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Assault

Unwanted and/or violent physical contact with another person. Assault is a crime and a tort in most jurisdictions, though specific definitions differ from place to place.
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Our total of physical assaults is very low compared to corresponding trusts with similar hospitals within the acute sector, but I want them reduced more.
Of the few studies that took place at agency level or analyzed routinely collected injury data, one examined national BLS data oil time lost as a result of physical assault (Respass & Payne, 2008), another gathered national data through local unions (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, 1999), and a third was a case study of an agency in an urban setting with high crime and violence rotes (Bell, Mock, & Slutkin, 2002).
Figures for Stockton show 200 suspensions for physical assault against a pupil, 312 for verbal abuse/threatening behaviour against a pupil, and 382 for persistent disruptive behaviour.
The study surveyed 920 clinical nursing home workers in the US regarding musculoskeletal pain and their exposure to physical assaults at work during the preceding three months.
However, it is noteworthy that the correlation between physical assault and normative commitment trended toward significance (r=.
The assaults range from physical assaults to verbal abuse.
An analysis of the second survey's responses found that if individuals experienced or saw a physical assault, their risk of developing PTSD symptoms was more than twice as high if they also had family alcohol/drug or mental health problems.
The agency estimates more than 2,000 examiners have suffered either verbal or physical assaults since 1997.
The CTS2 measures individuals' use of a variety of tactics, including negotiation, psychological aggression, physical assault, and sexual coercion for dealing with conflict.
One third of the estrupro lawsuits discuss violence, usually with vague references to physical assault, but sometimes more explicit discussions.
We don't have special armour to protect against disease but we do have extraordinary spiritual resources with which to respond to physical assault and illness.
It's not unique" that teachers seek criminal penalties against actual or threatened physical assault by students, but "it shouldn't have to be that way" for any incidents, physical or verbal, says Janet Bass, a spokeswoman for the American Federation of Teachers.

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